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Readings on Hamlet
Readings on Hamlet
Nardo, Don, 1947-
Publication Information:
San Diego, CA : Greenhaven Press, [1999]

Physical Description:
188 pages : 1 map ; 23 cm.
The story told in Hamlet / Marchette Chute -- Hamlet and the Elizabethan revenge tragedy formula / Phyllis Abrahms and Alan Brody -- The play's courtly setting / R.A. Foakes -- Soliloquies and other wordplay let the audience share some of Hamlet's thoughts / John Russell Brown -- Hamlet: a man who thinks before he acts / Louis B. Wright and Virginia A. LaMar -- The ghost: messenger from a higher court of values? / Philip Edwards -- Ophelia: madness her only safe haven / Michael Pennington -- Gertrude: scheming adulteress or loving mother? / Rebecca Smith -- Laertes: an impulsive but earnest young aristocrat / Martin Rosenberg -- Grief that leads to tragedy / Lily B. Campbell -- The supernatural in Hamlet / Cumberland Clark -- A court and world infected by the disease of corruption / Rebecca West -- None can escape death, the "undiscovered country" / Michael Neill -- Hamlet's Christian beliefs stifle his heroic impulse / Paul A. Cantor -- John Geilgud's interpretation of Hamlet sheds light on the play / Mary Z. Maher -- An actor's interpretation of Hamlet / Laurence Olivier -- A television interpretation of Hamlet / Bernice W. Kliman -- A stage production of Hamlet / Richard L. Sterne -- An uncut film version of Hamlet / Richard Alleva.
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