logo
Wrong email address or username
Wrong email address or username
Incorrect verification code
Hamlet (Folger Shakespeare Library) - Paul Werstine, Barbara A. Mowat, William Shakespeare
Hamlet (Folger Shakespeare Library)
by: (author) (author) (author)
4.00 10
Each edition includes: • Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play • Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play • Scene-by-scene plot summaries • A key to famous lines and phrases • An introduction to reading Shakespeare's... show more
Each edition includes: • Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play • Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play • Scene-by-scene plot summaries • A key to famous lines and phrases • An introduction to reading Shakespeare's language • An essay by an outstanding scholar providing a modern perspective on the play • Illustrations from the Folger Shakespeare Library's vast holdings of rare books Essay by Michael Neill The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., is home to the world's largest collection of Shakespeare's printed works, and a magnet for Shakespeare scholars from around the globe. In addition to exhibitions open to the public throughout the year, the Folger offers a full calendar of performances and programs.
show less
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780743482783 (0743482786)
ASIN: 743482786
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
Bookstores:
Community Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it
5.0 Hamlet / William Shakespeare
I went to an encore screening of Hamlet, starring Benedict Cumberbatch this weekend. I went in a bit skeptical, thinking that he might be a bit too old to be playing the part of a young man in university, but he won me over. Hamlet is my favourite Shakespearean play and it’s been a long time sinc...
It's a Books World
It's a Books World rated it
4.0 Review: Hamlet by William Shakespeare
Goodreads summary: Among Shakespeare's plays, "Hamlet" is considered by many his masterpiece. Among actors, the role of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, is considered the jewel in the crown of a triumphant theatrical career. Now Kenneth Branagh plays the leading role and co-directs a brillant ensemble per...
VictoriaNickers
VictoriaNickers rated it
4.0 Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
The end scene is a WTF moment. I started reading Hamlet around Shakespeare's birthday in April. I was super into it at first then I just completely lost interest in the middle. It is a very long play. Having to force myself to finish, I am very thankful I did. Every time I read Shakespeare I am amaz...
Selan
Selan rated it
Really enjoyable play of Shakespeare. I'm glad to see his tragedies are much better now since *cough* Titus Andronicus *cough*.The only thing is that this play can get a little confusing if you don't have a wiki right next to you. In the first page I was confused as to why the characters were saying...
LunaLuss
LunaLuss rated it
Honestly, I was never a big Shakespeare fan. I thought that he was overrated, and that he doesn’t have anything special, not more than Marlow, Goethe, and so on. I still believe that his plays are overrated; but I must admit that they are not devoid of beauty, shaped by their diction and overly dram...
Other editions (733)
Books by Paul Werstine
Books by Barbara A. Mowat
Books by William Shakespeare
On shelves
Share this Book
Need help?