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NCS: Hamlet

NCS: Hamlet
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Code: SHP-0034
Author: -
ISBN/EAN: 9780521532525

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  • The New Cambridge Shakespeare appeals to readers worldwide for its up-to-date scholarship and emphasis on performance. The series, edited by an expert international team, includes all Shakespeare's plays, sonnets and poems, presented in attractively designed volumes.
  • Modernised texts
  • Full notes and lively introductions
  • Informative illustrations
  • Precise details of staging and performance
  • Hamlet - This edition aims to bring the reader, playgoer and director of Hamlet into the closest possible contact with Shakespeare's most famous and most perplexing play.
  • Philip Edwards considers the possibility that Shakespeare made important alterations to Hamlet as it neared production, creating differences between the two early texts, quarto and folio.
  • Edwards concentrates on essentials and deals magisterially with the huge volume of commentary the play has provoked.
  • He enables us once again to recognise its full tragic energy.
  • Robert Hapgood's updating brilliantly discusses recent stage, film and critical interpretation.

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