The tragedy of Hamlet is presented in this newly revised Signet Classic edition. With an overview of Shakespeare's life in the theatre, notes on the texts and sources of Hamlet, and 7 commentaries from Samuel Taylor Coleridge to Sylvan Barnet's "Hamlet of Stage and Screen", this up-to-date resource provides insights into Hamlet for an overview of the play. 271 pages, softcover.
There is arguably no work of fiction quoted as often as William Shakespeare's Hamlet. This haunting tragedy has touched audiences for centuries. In addition to the play, this edition includes an overview of Shakespeare's life; commentary by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Carolyn Heilbrun, and others; a stage and screen history; and many other features to help the reader understand and enjoy this incomparable classic.
Praise for William Shakespeare: Complete Works:“A feast of literary and historical information.” -The Wall Street Journal
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