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Published by Boynton/Cook Publishers in Montclair, NJ .
Written in English



  • Denmark


  • Hamlet (Legendary character) -- Drama,
  • Kings and rulers -- Succession -- Drama,
  • Murder victims" families -- Drama,
  • Fathers -- Death -- Drama,
  • Revenge -- Drama,
  • Princes -- Drama,
  • Denmark -- Drama

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 179-180.

Statementby William Shakespeare ; edited by Maynard Mack and Robert W. Boynton.
ContributionsMack, Maynard, 1909-, Boynton, Robert W.
LC ClassificationsPR2807.A2 M26 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 180 p. :
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3494791M
ISBN 100867090197
LC Control Number82014753

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The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark ASCII text placed in the public domain by Moby Lexical Tools, SGML markup by Jon Bosak, HAMLET, son to the late, and nephew to the present king. POLONIUS, lord chamberlain. HORATIO, friend to Hamlet. LAERTES, son to Polonius. Jan 03,  · Hamlet is a very good book. William Shakespeare out did himself when he wrote it. Hamlet finding out that his father was murdered by his uncle, made just the right type of storyline. He loved Ophelia, but had to get revenge for his father. I won't give away the ending, but I will say that this book is one of Shakespeare's best Tragedies/5. genre · Tragedy, revenge tragedy. language · English. time and place written · London, England, early seventeenth century (probably –) date of first publication · , in a pirated quarto edition titled The Tragicall Historie of Hamlet; in a superior quarto edition. protagonist · Hamlet. The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark by William Shakespeare is one of the most famous and widely discussed tragedies in world literature. The ghost of King Hamlet appears and tells his son, Prince Hamlet, to avenge his father’s death. Hamlet’s uncle, Claudius, murdered King Hamlet and married his widow after the deed. Yet, Hamlet hesitates.

May 30,  · Shakespeare | Hamlet Act 1 Audiobook (Dramatic Reading) ChapterVox. often shortened to Hamlet, is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare . Oct 23,  · The Total Tragedy of a Girl Named Hamlet is a good book to read. This book, however; is not apart of a series. It is an interesting book to read because there good things to find out about middle school and it's funny. So, my book is about a girl named Hamlet that just started a new year in 8th grade/5. I am not aware of a “book” called “The Tragedy of Hamlet”. Perhaps you are referring to the script written years ago by William Shakespeare called ‘The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark”? This was a play script not a novel or a book. It was. A morbid tragedy about mortality, madness, and murder, Hamlet follows the eponymous Prince of Denmark as he plots to avenge his father’s murder at the hands of Claudius, Hamlet’s uncle and the current king, who married Hamlet’s mother, Gertrude. Haunted by a ghost and arguing with his girlfriend Ophelia, Hamlet struggles to take revenge, as delay and feigned insanity preoccupy him.