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Hamlet (1603) [Play]
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Summary :

Learning that his father has been killed by Claudio, his uncle, Hamlet's only honourable course of action is revenge. But Hamlet's nature tends not towards action but reflection and, in his incapacity to act, lies the seed of his own destruction

Original title: Hamlet
Original languages: English


Genre: Drama and PlaysEnglishElizabethan

This work has been adapted as the following works :
     Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead (1967) [Play]
      Author: Tom Stoppard
     Fifteen Minute Hamlet, the (1978) [Play]
      Author: Tom Stoppard
     Gertrude and Claudius (2000) [Novel]
      Author: John Updike
     Dating Hamlet (2002) [Novel]
      Author: Lisa Fiedler
     William Shakespeare’s Hamlet (2004) [Picture Book]
      Author: Bruce Coville
     Ophelia (2006) [Novel]
      Author: Lisa Klein
     Hamlet's Father (2008) [Novella]
      Author: Orson Scott Card
This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Complete Works of Shakespeare (1951) [Omnibus Volume]
      Author: William Shakespeare


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Edition #1: Hamlet

Hamlet (1998)
Edition Details (From the publisher):

-An extensive overview of Shakespeare's life, world, and theater
-Special introduction to the play by the editor
-A note on the three early texts of Hamlet
-Dramatic criticism from the past and present
-A comprehensive stage and screen history
-Text, notes, and commentaries
-List of recommended readings

Language: English

Edition: Signet Classic Shakespeare, Revised

Edited by: Sylvan Barnet
Introduction by: Sylvan Barnet
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Manifested in:

The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark (June 1, 1998)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Signet Classics
ISBN: 0451526929
Dimensions: 6.8 x 4.2 x 0.7 in
Pages: 368

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Edition #2: Hamlet

Hamlet (1603)
Edition Details:

Language: English

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Manifested in:

Hamlet (1970)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Harmondsworth, Middlesex
Publisher: Penguin Books
ISBN: 0140714057
Pages: 178

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Hamlet (1603)

ISBN: 0671463969

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