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Hamlet and the visual arts, 1709-1900

Author: Alan R Young
Publisher: Newark : University of Delaware Press ; London : Associated University Presses, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book examines the manner in which Shakespeare's Hamlet was perceived in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and represented in the available visual media. The author's research has identified more than 2,000 visual images of Hamlet from this period. The images, it is argued, both reflected the critical reception of the play and simultaneously played a significant role in the history of the ever-changing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Pictures
Art
History
Illustrated works
Illustrations
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Young, Alan R., 1941-
Hamlet and the visual arts, 1709-1900.
Newark : University of Delaware Press ; London : Associated University Presses, 2002
(OCoLC)606934826
Named Person: William Shakespeare; Hamlet, (Legendary character); William Shakespeare; Hamlet, (Legendary character); William Shakespeare
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan R Young
ISBN: 0874137942 9780874137941
OCLC Number: 49226292
Description: 405 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Hamlet and the visual arts, 1709-1805 --
Hamlet and the visual arts, 1805-1900 --
Scenes imagined and real --
The Ophelia phenomenon --
Travesty, Hamlet, and the visual arts : a postscript.
Responsibility: Alan R. Young.

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This work examines the manner in which Shakespeare's 'Hamlet' was perceived in the 18th and 19th centuries and represented in the available visual media.  Read more...

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