"Hamlet": Critical Essays (Shakespeare Criticism Vol 27)

"Hamlet": Critical Essays (Shakespeare Criticism Vol 27)

By: Arthur F. Kinney (editor)Hardback

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Using a variety of approaches, from postcolonialism and New Historicism to psychoanalysis and gender studies, the international contributors to Hamlet: New Critical Essays contribute major new interpretations on the conception and writing, editing, and cultural productions of Hamlet. This book is the most up-to-date and comprehensive critical analysis available of one of Shakespeare's best-known and most engaging plays.

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Arthur Kinney is Thomas W. Copeland Professor of Literary History and Director of the Massachusettes Center for Renaissance Studies, University of Massachusettes, Amherst, USA.


List of illustrations. General Editor's Introduction. Introduction: Arthur F. Kinney. Part I: Tudor - Stuart Hamlet: Shakespeare at Work: The Invention of the Ghost, E. Pearlman; Hamlet's Neglect of Revenge, R.A.Foakes; The Dyer's Infected Hand: The Sonnets and the Text of Hamlet, Philip Edwards. Part II: Subsequent Hamlets: 'The Cause of This Defect': Hamlet's Editors, Paul Werstine; 'Was Hamlet a Man or a Woman?': The prince in the Graveyard, 1800-1920, Catherine Belsey. Part III: Hamlet after Theory: Ways of Seeing Hamlet, Jerry Brotton; The Old Bill, Terence Hawkes; Hamlet and the Canon, Ann Thompson; Can We Talk about Race in Hamlet?, Peter Erickson; Hamlet, Laertes, and the Dramatic Functions of Foils, Richard Levin. Contributors. Index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 20/12/2001
  • ISBN13: 9780815338765
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9780815338765
  • weight: 476
  • ISBN10: 0815338767

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