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Understanding Hamlet: A Study Guide

Understanding Hamlet is intended for readers wishing to deepen their comprehension and appreciation of what is arguably Shakespeare's greatest play. The introductory section provides general information about Hamlet and includes an overall summary of its events. The synopsis and commentary section contains detailed scene-by-scene summaries, with observations and interpretations where necessary. The essay section features four original essays on important themes in Hamlet, with information on the origin of the ideas and on how each essay is structured. This book is ideal for students, teachers and theatregoers. For students, the summaries and essays provide insights upon which to base their own formal writing. College and university students can examine the essays as illustrations of how particular aspects of a literary work can lead to deeper analysis. Teachers might use Understanding Hamlet as a source of teaching points for class discussions or student writing. Theatregoers could read this book as preparation for attending a performance of the play. Understanding Hamlet offers original and contemporary perspectives on a literary classic, making it the perfect companion for modern readers of Hamlet.

Paperback: 134 pages

Publisher: Holland River Press (May 12, 2015)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 0994758006

ISBN-13: 978-0994758002

Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.3 x 8.5 inches

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