Hamlet

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In this Shakespearean tragedy, a young prince seeks revenge for his father's murder through a series of intense confrontations. The play's soliloquies and exchanges delve into deep human emotions rarely... Read more


In this Shakespearean tragedy, a young prince seeks revenge for his father's murder through a series of intense confrontations. The play's soliloquies and exchanges delve into deep human emotions rarely explored in art. The role of Hamlet, considered the most challenging in Western drama, has provided generations of actors with their greatest test. Each character is superbly portrayed, creating theatrical magic in every scene. Shakespeare's genius is evident in Hamlet, a unique pleasure to read, hear, and watch.


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Hamlet is a play written by Shakespeare that tells the story of a young prince seeking revenge for the murder of his father. The play features powerful confrontations and emotional soliloquies that explore complex human emotions. The title role of Hamlet is one of the most challenging in Western drama and has been a great challenge for leading actors across generations. All the roles in the play are well-written and every key scene offers actors an opportunity to create unforgettable performances.




Besides being a great play to watch and hear, Hamlet is also a pleasure to read. This edition reprints the full text of the play from an authoritative British edition, complete with helpful footnotes. It's a great way to experience one of Shakespeare's most famous works.




This selection aligns with the Common Core State Standards Initiative.



Information

Subject: Language Arts

Brand: Dover Publications

Publisher Date: 09/24/1992

Author: William Shakespeare

Dimensions: 8.25 x 5.18

UPC: 9780486272788

Pages: 80