Hamlet : text of the play, the actors' gallery, contexts, criticism, afterlives, resources / William Shakespeare ; edited by Robert S. Miola
Book | W.W. Norton & Co. | 2011 | First edition.

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Edition
First edition.
Description
xxxiii, 397 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Series
A Norton critical edition
Norton critical edition.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 391-397).
Contents
Machine generated contents note: The Text of Hamlet -- Textual Notes -- Appendix 1 Passages from Quarto 1 (1603) -- Appendix 2 Passages from the Folio (1623) -- The Actors' Gallery -- Notes (1878) / Edwin Booth -- Letter to William Winter (1882) -- Introduction to Hamlet (1890) / Henry Irving -- Why I Have Played Male Parts (1924) / Sarah Bernhardt -- [On Ophelia] (1908) / Ellen Terry -- The Pathetic Women (1932) -- John Gielgud's Hamlet (1937) / John Gielgud -- A Note on Hamlet (1963) -- [On Hamlet's Character] (1982) / Laurence Olivier -- [On the 1948 Film] (1986) -- Introduction to Hamlet (1954) / Richard Burton -- Introduction to Hamlet (1996) / Kenneth Branagh -- Hamlet: A User's Guide (1996) / Michael Pennington -- National Public Radio Interview (2009) / Jude Law -- Contexts -- The Bible -- Greek Tragedy -- The Libation-Bearers (458 BCE) / Aeschylus -- Electra (c. 400 BCE) / Sophocles -- Electra (c. 418 BCE) / Euripides -- Orestes (408 BCE) -- Agamemnon (first century) / Seneca
Thyestes (first century) -- Historica Danica (1180-1208) / Saxo Grammaticus -- Inferno (c. 1315) / Dante Alighieri -- The Supplication of Souls (1529) / Thomas More -- The Spanish Tragedy (1592) / Thomas Kyd -- Criticism -- Preface to Troilus and Cressida (1679) / John Dryden -- Some Account of the Life, &c. of Mr. William Shakespeare (1709) / Nicholas Rowe -- Preface to Semiramis (1748) / Voltaire -- Du Theatre Anglais (1761) -- Notes on Hamlet (1765) / Samuel Johnson -- Letter to David Garrick (1771) / George Steevens -- [On Hamlet's Character] (1785) -- Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship (1795) / Johann Wolfgang von Goethe -- Lecture on Hamlet (1812) / Samuel Taylor Coleridge -- Letter to James H. Hackett (1839) / John Quincy Adams -- Review of William Hazlitt (1845) / Edgar Allan Poe -- Letter to James H. Hackett (1863) / Abraham Lincoln -- Shakespeare and the Drama (1908) / Leo Tolstoy -- Hamlet and Orestes (1914) / Gilbert Murray -- A Psycho-analytic Study of Hamlet (1992) / Ernest Jones
[Irony in Hamlet] (1959) / Harry Levin -- Representing Ophelia: Women, Madness, and the Responsibilities of Feminist Criticism (1985) / Elaine Showalter -- Hamlet in Purgatory (2001) / Stephen Greenblatt -- An Annotated and Chronological Screenography (2002) / Kenneth S. Rothwell -- Women as Hamlet (2007) / Tony Howard -- Empires of World History (2007) / Margreta de Grazia -- Afterlives -- Der Bestrafte Brudermord (seventeenth century) -- [Partridge and the Ghost] (1749) / Henry Fielding -- [The Ending of Hamlet] (1772) Hamlet Travesties / David Garrick -- Hamlet Travesties -- Hamlet Travestie (1849) / John Poole -- Hamlet Travestie (1849) / Francis Talfourd -- An Old Play in a New Garb (1853) / George Edward Rice -- [Mr. Wopsle's Hamlet] (1861) / Charles Dickens -- [Huck Finn on Hamlet] (1885) / Mark Twain -- Hamlet (1946) / Boris Pasternak -- Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead (1967) / Tom Stoppard -- Hamletmachine (1977) / Heiner Muller -- Forget Hamlet (1994) / Jawad Al-Assadi -- Gertrude and Claudius (2000) / John Updike -- Something Rotten (2004) / Jasper Fforde.
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0393929582 paperback
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