Hamlet

Hamlet

Audiobook CD - 2003
Average Rating:
Rate this:
This is one of Shakespeare's best-known tragedies. Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, learns in a visitation from his father's ghost that his mother is married to the uncle who murdered his father. In coming to terms with this, and enacting his revenge, his beloved Ophelia and her father are killed. In a duel to avenge Ophelia's father's death, both Hamlet and his opponent, Laertes, are struck by a sword that has been dipped in poison. Hamlet's mother mistakenly drinks from the cup of poison intended for Hamlet, but before Hamlet dies, he manages to stab his father's murderer. Hamlet is Shakespeare's most famous play and one of the most fascinating in world literature. Although it is a play of revenge, its greatness lies in the unique and thoughtful nature of the Prince of Denmark, whose temper is philosophical rather than active He does not so much pursue the revenge of his father's death as he is swept to it through the events of the play. This preoccupation with the nature of consequences of man's actions has led critics to call Hamlet the first modern man.
Publisher: s.l. : CBC Audio, p2003
ISBN: 9780660189642
066018964X
Branch Call Number: 822.3 Shake
Characteristics: 2 sound discs (approx. 2 hours) : digital
Additional Contributors: CBC Audio

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at WPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top