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Hamlet - William Shakespeare
Hamlet
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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 a leading Shakespeare scholar providing_a modern perspective on the play • Illustrations from the Folger Shakespeare_Library’s vast holdings of rare books TEACHERS: Lesson plans for this play are available at_www.folger.edu. To receive a curriculum guide for this play, email your request to folger.marketing@simonandschuster.com. Please specify PDF or print version. 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. For more information, visit www.folger.edu.
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780743477123 (074347712X)
ASIN: 074347712X
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Pages no: 342
Edition language: English
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Wanda's Book Reviews
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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...
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