Part of "The New Penguin Shakespeare" series, this text looks at "Hamlet" with an introduction, a list of further reading, commentary and a short account of the textual problems of the play. The series is used and recommended by the Royal Shakespeare Company.
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This edition tells the story of Hamlet in production, from Burbage at the Globe to Branagh on film, relating stage interpretations to developments in the theatre, in literary criticism and in society. The detailed stage history records an ongoing process of discovery, as successive performers have found what it is in the play that will speak most powerfully to the audiences of their own times. The introduction focuses not only on star Hamlets, but on whole productions of the play including supporting players and, in this century, direction and design.From the Publisher:
This book is perfect for AP classes and is often selected for inclusion on the AP exam. The notes, reading pointers, and vocabulary in this addition will also help students at a lower reading level get the most out of these classics.
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Book Description Penguin Classics, 1981. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0140707344
Book Description Penguin Classics, 1981. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110140707344