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Hamlet’s Catch-22

A Psychoanalytic Reading of Hamlet and Catch-22

Bahareh Azad and Pyeaam Abbasi

Catch-22 and Hamlet : two sides of the same coin Comparing Joseph Heller’s antiwar Catch-22 (1961), a postmodern controversially absurd novel, and the acknowledged Renaissance play Hamlet (1602) seems enough of a farfetched idea. However

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Hamlet through your legs’

Radical Rewritings of Shakespeare's Tragedy in Japan

Kaori Ashizu

look at Hamlet through your legs, and say, ‘look, what we were doing is wrong’. Otherwise the literature does not advance. 1 Amanohashidate is a beautiful sandbar, reputed to be one of Japan's three finest views. The name means ‘the bridge in

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Tareq Zuhair

literary critics who have adopted the Freudian definition of neurosis and analysed Hamlet’s psyche from this prism. Shakespeare introduced Hamlet as a repugnant neurotic character in the sixteenth century. Hamlet’s personality plays a crucial role in

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‘We read Hamlet together’

Shakespearean Intertextuality in Edward Said's Out of Place

Bilal Hamamra and Sanaa Abusamra

's influential evocation of colonialism and resistance’ by rewriting or writing back to The Tempest . 2 While the relevance of Hamlet to a postcolonial scenario is not obvious, Hamlet is a tragedy that prefigures colonial and postcolonial experiences of

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Douglas Bruster

Whatever its origins, moment or moments of composition, performance history or subsequent reception, Q1 Hamlet participated – perhaps even more consequentially than other imprints of 1603 – in the representation market of its time. 1 As a

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Challenging Hegemonic Patriarchy

A Feminist Reading of Arab Shakespeare Appropriations

Safi M. Mahfouz

, Shakespeare's female characters are hardly placed centre stage and are all presented as being submissive to patriarchal structures. In Hamlet , because of his mother's hasty incestuous marriage to her brother-in-law, the misogynist Hamlet generalises that

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Graham Holderness and Bryan Loughrey

We are delighted to publish this special issue of Critical Survey devoted to contemporary studies of the first published text of Shakespeare's Hamlet , the first quarto (Q1), and grateful to Guest Editor Terri Bourus for bringing together such

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Q1 Hamlet

The Sequence of Creation and Implications for the ‘Allowed Booke’

Charles Adams Kelly and Dayna Leigh Plehn

article will briefly review the reconciliation of the authors’ findings with selected findings of several others, producing a network of evidence that strongly supports the emerging theory of Q1 Hamlet as a text not derived from Q2/F, but related to a

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The Hybrid Hamlet

Player Tested, Shakespeare Approved

Christopher Marino

In 2015, I directed a production of Hamlet for the Department of Theatre at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, where I am an assistant professor. I was new to UNCW, but I had a year to train students in the requisite text and verse

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Dan Gunn

play which explores the relationship of what a man says and does to what he is? And Hamlet of course derives a large part of its power from the fact that it dramatises the very dilemma with which Borges is concerned: Who am I? What is the relationship