The Resource Hamlet in his modern guises, Alexander Welsh, (electronic resource)

Hamlet in his modern guises, Alexander Welsh, (electronic resource)

Label
Hamlet in his modern guises
Title
Hamlet in his modern guises
Statement of responsibility
Alexander Welsh
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Focusing on Shakespeare's Hamlet as foremost a study of grief, Alexander Welsh offers a powerful analysis of its protagonist as the archetype of the modern hero. For over two centuries writers and critics have viewed Hamlet's persona as a fascinating blend of self-consciousness, guilt, and wit. Yet in order to understand more deeply the modernity of this Shakespearean hero, Welsh first situates Hamlet within the context of family and mourning as it was presented in other revenge tragedies of Shakespeare's time. Revenge, he maintains, appears as a function of mourning rather than an end in its
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
809/.93351
Index
index present
LC call number
PR2807
LC item number
.W39 2001eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Hamlet in his modern guises, Alexander Welsh, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Title Page; Copyright information; Table of Contents; Preface and Acknowledgments; Chapter One: Medieval Hamlet Gains a Family; Chapter Two: Hamlet's Mourning and Revenge Tragedy; Chapter Three: History, as between Goethe's Hamlet and Scott's; Chapter Four: Hamlet's Expectations, Pip's Great Guilt; Chapter Five: Hamlet Decides to Be a Modernist; Index
Control code
ocm52245240
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 178 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400814800
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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22573/ctt12zcprk
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b33108948
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)52245240
  • jstordda1400814804

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