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Hamlet

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ISBN-10: 0764120840

ISBN-13: 9780764120848

Edition: 2002

Authors: William Shakespeare, Jenny Mueller, Barron's Educational Editorial Staff

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This tale of the immortal Prince of Denmark delves deeply into the complexities of the human soul as it recounts Hamlet's tragic struggle to avenge his father's death. Books in this new, illustrated series present complete texts of Shakespeare's plays. However, the lines are set up so students can see the bard's original poetic phrases printed side-by-side and line-by-line with a modern "translation" on the facing page. Starting in the late 1580s and for several decades that followed, Shakespeare's plays were popular entertainment for London's theatergoers. His Globe Theatre was the equivalent of a Broadway theater in today's New York. The plays have endured, but over the course of 400+…    
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Book details

List price: $10.99
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: B.E.S. Publishing
Publication date: 3/1/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

William Shakespeare, 1564 - 1616 Although there are many myths and mysteries surrounding William Shakespeare, a great deal is actually known about his life. He was born in Stratford-Upon-Avon, son of John Shakespeare, a prosperous merchant and local politician and Mary Arden, who had the wealth to send their oldest son to Stratford Grammar School. At 18, Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway, the 27-year-old daughter of a local farmer, and they had their first daughter six months later. He probably developed an interest in theatre by watching plays performed by traveling players in Stratford while still in his youth. Some time before 1592, he left his family to take up residence in London,…    

Introduction
William Shakespeare, 1564-1616
Shakespeare's Theater
The Sound of Shakespeare
Publishing Shakespeare
Hamlet
Introduction to the Play
Hamlet's Sources
The Text of Hamlet
The Play
The Characters
Pre-Act Notes
Text of Act I and Modern Version
Post-Act Activities
Pre-Act Notes
Text of Act II and Modern Version
Post-Act Activities
Pre-Act Notes
Text of Act III and Modern Version
Post-Act Activities
Pre-Act Notes
Text of Act IV and Modern Version
Post-Act Activities
Pre-Act Notes
Text of Act V and Modern Version
Post-Act Activities
Additional Resources