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Author: William Shakespeare; Burton Raffel; Harold Bloom
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
In this annotated version of Shakespeare's play, the author offers guidance with vocabulary, the usage of Elizabethan English, pronunciation, prosody, and alternative readings of phrases and lines. The on-page annotations provide readers with tools needed to comprehend the play and to explore its many possible interpretations. The author also offers background on the origins and previous versions of the Hamlet  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Tragedies
Tragedies (Drama)
Named Person: Hamlet, (Legendary character); Hamlet, (Legendary character); William Shakespeare; Hamlet.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Burton Raffel; Harold Bloom
ISBN: 0300101759 9780300101751 0300101058 9780300101058
OCLC Number: 992742244
Description: xxxi, 249 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Machine derived contents note: <contents, p. vii, no folio; p. viii blank> --
Contents --
About This Book ix --
Introduction 00 --
The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark 1 --
Essay by Harold Bloom 00 --
Further Reading 00 --
Finding List 00.
Responsibility: William Shakespeare ; fully annotated, with an introduction by Burton Raffel ; with a concluding essay by Harold Bloom.
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This fully annotated version of "Hamlet" makes the play completely accessible to readers in the 21st century, and offers help with vocabulary and usage of Elizabethan English, pronunciation, prosody  Read more...


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Selected as an outstanding book by University Press Books for Public and Secondary School Libraries"This timely edition glosses Shakespeare's words which regularly stump students but which their Read more...

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