This Norton Critical Edition includes:
- The Second Quarto text, edited by Robert S. Miola and accompanied by his footnotes, headnotes, and introductory materials.
- Eighteen illustrations from 1604 to 2008, three of them new to the Second Edition.
- The Actors' Gallery, presenting actors--from Sarah Bernhardt and Ellen Terry to Kenneth Branagh and David Tennant, two of them new to the Second Edition--reflecting on their roles in major productions of Hamlet.
- Seventeen critical interpretations, representing a wide range of historical and scholarly commentary.
- Afterlives, featuring fifteen reflections on Hamlet--from David Garrick and Mark Twain to Margaret Atwood and Jawad al-Assadi.
- A Bibliography of print and online resources.
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Author: William Shakespeare
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Binding Type: Paperback
Size: 8.30h x 5.10w x 0.90d
About the Author
Miola, Robert S.: - Robert S. Miola is Gerard Manley Hopkins Chair of English at Loyola University Maryland. He is the author of Shakespeare's Reading, Shakespeare and Classical Comedy: The Influence of Plautus and Terence, Shakespeare and Classical Tragedy: The Influence of Seneca, and The Comedy of Errors: Critical Essays, as well as dozens of articles on sixteenth-century English literature.