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Title The Hamlet zone : reworking Hamlet for European cultures / edited by Ruth J. Owen ; with an afterword by Ton Hoenselaars
Published Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 223 pages) : illustrations
Contents 1. Performance as Ironic Supplement: Portuguese Hamlet and One Hamlet too Many / Francesca Rayner -- 2. Dramatic Leaps and Political Falls: Russian Hamlet Ballet in 1991 / Nancy Isenberg -- 3. Tracing a Text of Identity: Hungarian Hamlet Poetry / Márta Minier -- 4. Spectres of Hamlet in Spanish Republican Exile Writing / Helena Buffery -- 5. Spectres of Hamlet in Walter Benjamin and the German Theory of Tragedy / Joshua Billings -- 6. Siting and Citing Hamlet in Elsinore, Denmark / Alexander C.Y. Huang -- 7. Siting Hamlet for the Online Generation: The hamlet_X Project / Conny Loder -- 8. The Born-again Socialist Bard: Hamlet in Romania / Nicoleta Cinpoeş -- 9. History Interrupted: Hamlet and 1956 in Hungary / Veronika Schandl -- 10. Janus-faced Hamlets of the German Stage: Fritz Kortner and Gustaf Gründgens / Peter W. Marx -- 11. Hamlet as Mohamlet: Multiculturalism on the Swedish Stage / Ishrat Lindblad -- 12. The Imprint of France: French Hamlet and Spanish Neoclassicism / Keith Gregor -- 13. Radical Quotation: Papa Hamlet and the Claims of Naturalism / Gijsbert Pols -- 14. Death by Cultural Mobility: Ophelia in German / Ruth J. Owen -- 15. Myth, Metadrama and Metabiography: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead / Holger Südkamp -- 16. Hamlet as Unmarked Intertext: The Imperative of Remembrance in Horn's End / Robert Blankenship -- Afterword : Hamlet's Infinite Space / Ton Hoenselaars
Summary Detached from Shakespeare's English, Hamlet has been rewritten numerous times in European languages, the various translations into any one language jostling with each other for dominance and spawning new Hamlets that depart decisively from Shakespeare as
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
SUBJECT Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet -- Criticism, Textual.
Hamlet (Shakespeare, William) fast (OCoLC)fst01356128
Subject Literature & literary studies.
Literary studies: general.
Shakespeare studies & criticism.
DRAMA -- Shakespeare.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Owen, Ruth J
Hoenselaars, A. J., 1956-
ISBN 9781443845069