Hamlet

Hamlet

Written by:
Edited by: Sylvan Barnet

Format
Mass Market Paperback
Price
$4.95
 
Additional Formats
  • Mass Market Paperback
  • ISBN 9780451526922
  • 368 Pages
  • Signet
  • Adult

Overview

The Signet Classics edition of William Shakespeare’s incomparable tragic play.

“To be, or not to be: that is the question”

There is arguably no work of fiction quoted as often as William Shakespeare’s Hamlet. This haunting tragedy of a troubled Danish prince devoted to avenging his father’s death has captivated audiences for centuries.

This revised Signet Classics edition includes unique features such as:

• An overview of Shakespeare’s life, world, and theater
• A special introduction to the play by the editor, Sylvan Barnet
• Sources from which Shakespeare derived Hamlet
• Dramatic criticism from Samuel Taylor Coleridge, A. C. Bradley, Maynard Mack, and others
• A comprehensive stage and screen history of notable actors, directors, and productions
• Text, notes, and commentaries printed in the clearest, most readable text
• And more…
Hamlet

Hamlet

Written by: William Shakespeare, Edited by: Sylvan Barnet

Praise

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Table of Contents

Hamlet – William Shakespeare – Edited by Sylvan Barnet Samuel Taylor Coleridge: From The Lectures of 1811- 1812, Lecture XII
A. C. Bradley: From Shakespearean Tragedy
Maynard Mack: The World of Hamlet
Robert Ornstein: From The Moral Vision of Jacobean Tragedy

NEWLY ADDED ESSAYS:
Catherine Belsey: From The Subject of Tragedy
Carolyn Heilbrun: The Character of Hamlet?s Mother
Sylvan Barnet: ?Hamlet? on the Stage and Screen

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