Hamlet

A Tragedy
Product Number: EB00588493
Released: Dec 16, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9781443443296
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When the king of Denmark suddenly dies, his brother, Claudius, ascends the throne and marries the king's widow, Gertrude, to solidify his reign. Prince Hamlet, sullen after his father's passing and mother's sudden remarriage, soon learns the treacherous truth about his father's death, and swears to take his revenge on the man responsible. Known as "The Bard of Avon," William Shakespeare is arguably the greatest English-language writer known. Enormously popular during his life, Shakespeare's works continue to resonate more than three centuries after his death, as has his influence on theatre and literature. Shakespeare's innovative use of character, language, and experimentation with romance as tragedy served as a foundation for later playwrights and dramatists, and some of his most famous lines of dialogue have become part of everyday speech. HarperPerennial Classics brings great works of literature to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperPerennial Classics collection to build your digital library.

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Author(s): William Shakespeare
Genre: Drama, Classics
Original Publish Date: Dec 16, 2014

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Author(s): William Shakespeare
Genre: Drama, Classics
Product Number EB00628538
Released: Nov 30, 2015
Business Term: 26 Circ
Publisher: Joe Books Inc.
ISBN: #9781988120102

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