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William Shakespeare - Hamlet - 9780300101058 - V9780300101058
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Description for Hamlet Paperback. This fully annotated version of "Hamlet" makes the play completely accessible to readers in the 21st century, and offers help with vocabulary and usage of Elizabethan English, pronunciation, prosody and alternative readings of phrases and lines. Series: The Annotated Shakespeare. Num Pages: 288 pages, further reading. BIC Classification: 2AB; DDS; DSGS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 198 x 125 x 19. Weight in Grams: 220.
The Annotated Shakespeare Series allowsreaders to fully understand and enjoy the rich plays of the world’s greatest dramatist "If any work deserves a student’s closest attention, it is Hamlet. Burton Raffel’s fully annotated edition is a teacher’s and student’s dream: the words are fully explained, and they get a wonderful essay by Harold Bloom as well."—George Soule, Carleton College One of the most frequently read and performed of all stage works, Shakespeare’s Hamlet isunsurpassed in its complexity and richness. Now the first fully annotated version of Hamlet makesthe play completely accessible to readers in the twenty-first century. ... Read more

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Yale University Press United States
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The Annotated Shakespeare
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About William Shakespeare
Burton Raffel is Distinguished Professor of Arts and Humanities Emeritus and professor of English emeritus, University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Among his many edited and translated publications are Poems and Prose from the Old English, Cligès, Lancelot, Perceval, Erec and Enide, and Yvain, all published by Yale University Press. Harold Bloom, Sterling Professor of Humanities at Yale University and Berg ... Read more

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Selected as an outstanding book by University Press Books for Public and Secondary School Libraries "This timely edition glosses Shakespeare’s words which regularly stump students but which their overly optimistic teachers never notice. This is an edition for the students we actually teach, students for whom Early Modern English is a foreign language. Extremely useful and welcome."—D.E. Richardson, ... Read more

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