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Shakespeare Hamlet

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Klappentext Cantor provides a clearly structured introduction to Shakespeare's most famous tragedy. Zusammenfassung Cantor provides a clearly structured introduction to Shakespeare's most famous tragedy. He offers students a lucid discussion of the dramatic and poetic techniques used in the play. In the final chapter he deals with the varied reception of Hamlet from the seventeenth century to the present day. Inhaltsverzeichnis Chronology; Part I. Hamlet and the Renaissance: 1. The Renaissance context; 2. Heroism in the Renaissance epic tradition; 3. Tragedy and Renaissance man; 4. The place of Hamlet in Shakespeare's career; Part II. The Tragedy of Hamlet: 5. The problem of Hamlet; 6. Hamlet and the revenge play tradition; 7. Hamlet and classical heroism; 8. Hamlet and Christianity; 9. Hamlet as tragic hero; 10. The end of Hamlet; Part III. Dramatic and Poetic Technique: 11. The drama of Hamlet; 12. The language of Hamlet; Part IV. The Heritage of Hamlet: 13. Hamlet in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries; 14. Hamlet in the nineteenth century; 15. The comic Hamlet; 16. Hamlet in the twentieth century; Works cited; Guide to further reading.

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Authors Paul A. Cantor, Paul A. (University of Virginia) Cantor
Assisted by Paul A. Cantor (Editor)
Publisher Cambridge University Press Academic
 
Languages English
Product format Paperback / Softback
Released 13.05.2004
 
EAN 9780521549370
ISBN 978-0-521-54937-0
Dimensions 128 mm x 198 mm x 5 mm
Series Landmarks of World Literature
Landmarks of World Literature (New) S.
Landmarks of World Literature (New)
Landmarks of World Literature
Subjects Fiction > Poetry, drama
Humanities, art, music > Linguistics and literary studies

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