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Hamlet

William Shakespeare

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Bloom, Harold. Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human. New York: Riverhead Books, 1999.

Bradley, A. C. Shakespearean Tragedy. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, reprint edition 2007.

Eliot, T. S. “Hamlet and His Problems.” In The Sacred Wood. Mineola, NY: Dover Publications, reprint edition 1997.

Frye, Northrop. Fools of Time: Studies in Shakespearean Tragedy. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, reprint edition 1996.

Greenblatt, Stephen. Hamlet in Purgatory. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2001.

Husain, Adrian A. Politics and Genre in Hamlet. New York: Oxford University Press, reprint edition 2007.

Kerrigan, Wililam. Hamlet’ s Perfection. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996.

Kinney, Arthur F. Hamlet: Critical Essays. Oxford, UK: Routledge, Inc., 2001.

Wilson, John Dover. What Happens in Hamlet. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1951.

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Shakespeare Blog

by DanMitchell23, March 21, 2013

A view on Shakespeare's most well known play...

http://inbetweenthelines1.wordpress.com/2013/01/11/shakespeare-play-hamlet/

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"blind rationalist"?

by Gnostradamus, July 31, 2013

A rationalist, by definition, is logical. And if he--not his friend, not his mother, not his pastor--sees a ghost, he will acknowledge as such. That's why Horatio freely admitted upon seeing the evidence. So I'm not sure what "blind rationalist" means.

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"Something is rotten in the state of Denmark"

by ReadingShakespeareby450th, January 27, 2014

Revenge, ambition, lust and conspiracy return to the heads of those that conjured them in Hamlet, completely annihilating two families--the innocent with the guilty. Check out my blog on the play (includes current link to PBS Great Performance video of production of play):

http://ow.ly/t0bmb

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