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 7 units. Availability accurate as of Mar 26, 2017 03:08.
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More About William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon in April, 1564, and his birth is traditionally celebrated on April 23. The facts of his life, known from surviving documents, are sparse. He died on April 23, 1616, and was buried in Holy Trinity Church, Stratford. A. R.Braunmuller is Distinguished Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of California at Los Angeles. He has written critical volumes on George Peele and George Chapman and has edited plays in both the Oxford (King John) and Cambridge (Macbeth) series of Shakespeare editions. He is also general editor of The New Cambridge Shakespeare. Stephen Orgel is the Jackson Eli Reynolds Professor of the Humanities at Stanford University and general editor of the Cambridge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture. His books include Imagining Shakespeare, The Authentic Shakespeare, Impersonations: The Performance of Gender in Shakespeare's England and The Illusion of Power.
William Shakespeare lived in Stratford-Upon-The Avon. William Shakespeare was born in 1564 and died in 1616.
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