Bibliologica Press, Oct 27, 2020 - 164 pages
"Hamlet" is a tragedy that scholars suggest William Shakespeare wrote sometime between 1599 and 1601. "Hamlet" takes place in Denmark. It is a story about Prince Hamlet, who takes revenge on his uncle Claudius because his uncle murdered his father-King Hamlet. After King Hamlet's assassination, Claudius marries Prince Hamlet's mother-Queen Gertrude-so he can take the royal throne and become King Claudius. "Hamlet" is a popular and influential tale that makes one consider life and death, power and justice, as well as action and uncertainty. These and other issues raised in the play are, arguably, the reasons "Hamlet" is still studied some four-hundred years after Shakespeare wrote, this, his longest play.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - nmhale - LibraryThing
Hamlet shouldn't need a synopsis, as most Western readers have been exposed to the story in some form or other. Although, honestly, people might be more familiar with some of its most memorable quotes ... Read full review
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I bought this for my daughters AP Lit class. The Norton edition was the one recommended by her teacher. She liked having Kenneth Branagh on the cover too. Read full review