Item description for Shakespeare on the Double! Hamlet by William Shakespeare...
Overview These editions include a brief synopsis of the play, a list of characters augmented by a visual character map for easy reference, and the complete play with the Shakespearean text on the left-hand page and a line-by-line Modern English translation on the corresponding right-hand page.
Publishers Description "To be or not to be" confounded by Shakespeare-that is the question.
Hamlet is an action-packed thriller with apparitions, murder, revenge, deception, poisons, and diabolical traps. With timeless themes, it explores friendship, relationships, honor, fate, madness, and more. Now you can savor Hamlet in a modern, easy-to-understand translation that makes reading it quick and painless. Other aids make following the action and grasping the meaning a snap:
A brief synopsis of the plot and action
A comprehensive character list that describes the characteristics, motivations, and actions of each major player
A visual character map that shows the relationships of major characters
A cycle-of-death graphic that pinpoints the sequence of deaths and includes who dies, how they die, and why
Reflective questions that help you understand the themes of the play
With Shakespeare on the Double! Hamlet, you'll be enlightened instead of confounded.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.48" Width: 5.56" Height: 0.56" Weight: 0.6 lbs.
Release Date Sep 5, 2006
Publisher John Wiley And Sons
Grade Level High School
ISBN 0470041552 ISBN13 9780470041550
Availability 0 units.
More About William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon." His extant works include some collaboration, consisting of about 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and a few other verses, the authorship of some of which is uncertain. His plays have been translated into every major living language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright.
William Shakespeare lived in Stratford-Upon-The Avon. William Shakespeare was born in 1564 and died in 1616.