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The tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

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This Signet Classic edition of Hamlet features an extensive overview of Shakespeare's life, world, and theatre, and a special introduction by the general editor, Sylvan Barnet. It includes dramatic criticism from the past and present with commentaries by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, A. C. Bradley, Maynard Mack, Robert Ornstein, Carolyn Heilbrun, and Catherine Belsey. There is a comprehensive stage and screen history of notable actors, directors, and productions of Hamlet , then and now, and a note on three early texts of the play. It also contains the sources from which Shakespeare derived Hamlet . Text, notes and commentaries are printed in the clearest, most readable type, and there is an up-to-date list of recommended readings.
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display_descriptionWhen veteran award-winning radio theater producer Joe Bevilacqua was a student in his final semester at Kean College in 1982, he produced and directed a radio version of Hamlet. Casting Kean faculty and students, and portraying the melancholy Danish prince himself, Bevilacqua not only completed his nearly four-hour radio adaption of Shakespeare's greatest work, he did so while carrying a double major, producing, acting in, and sometimes writing radio plays for the WKNJ Radio Theater he founded at the college station, rehearsing and portraying Dr. Martn Dysart in Equus on the Kean Stage, and working twenty hours per week at Kean's Writing and Math Lab. After graduating, Bevilacqua saw his production of Hamlet picked up and distributed by the National Federation of Community Broadcasters (NFCB) and aired on public radio stations nationwide. Bevilacqua went on to become one of the most prolific radio drama producers in the United States, as well as an on-camera actor in such films as The Fly Room and The Better Angels and in television shows, including HBO's Boardwalk Empire. The master reels of Joe Bevilacqua's radio production of Hamlet were lost in the 1980s. On January 6, 2015, while going through some old files, Bevilacqua came across an NFCB newsletter listing a number of his radio dramas, including Hamlet. He then traced the NFCB collection to the University of Maryland Libraries, where it now resides. The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare at an uncertain date between 1599 and 1602. Set in the Kingdom of Denmark, the play dramatizes the revenge Prince Hamlet is instructed to enact on his uncle Claudius. Claudius had murdered his own brother, Hamlet's father, and subsequently seized the throne, marrying his deceased brother's widow, Gertrude. BONUS TRACK: "Another Point of View (Hamlet Revisited)," originally aired on the CBS Radio Workshop June 22, 1956.
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subject_facetClaudius, King of Denmark (Fictitious character) -- Drama
Denmark -- Drama
Drama
Fathers -- Death -- Drama
Gertrude, Queen of Denmark (Fictitious character) -- Drama
Hamlet -- (Legendary character) -- Drama
Horatio (Fictitious character : Shakespeare) -- Drama
Kings and rulers -- Succession -- Drama
Laertes (Fictitious character : Shakespeare) -- Drama
Murder victims' families -- Drama
Ophelia -- (Fictitious character) -- Drama
Polonius (Fictitious character : Shakespeare) -- Drama
Princes -- Denmark -- Drama
Princes -- Drama
Regicide -- Drama
Revenge -- Drama
Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616
Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616. -- Hamlet
Tragedies
title_displayThe tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
title_fullThe tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark / William Shakespeare ; with new and updated critical essays and a revised bibliography ; edited by Sylvan Barnet
The tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark / by William Shakespeare ; edited by Barbara A. Mowat and Paul Werstine
The tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark / edited by George Lyman Kittredge ; rev. by Irving Ribner
The tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark [electronic resource] Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
The tragedy of hamlet, prince of denmark [electronic resource] / William Shakespeare
title_shortThe tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
topic_facetClaudius, King of Denmark (Fictitious character)
Death
Drama
Fathers
Gertrude, Queen of Denmark (Fictitious character)
Hamlet
Horatio (Fictitious character : Shakespeare)
Kings and rulers
Laertes (Fictitious character : Shakespeare)
Murder victims' families
Ophelia
Polonius (Fictitious character : Shakespeare)
Princes
Regicide
Revenge
Shakespeare, William
Succession