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Hamlet Criticism Collected by the HW Team
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Hamlet Studies (Vols. I-XXV, 1979-2003) (HTML).
"Letters of an Old Playgoer" by Matthew Arnold (1884) (JPEG), (PDF)
"Hamlet, Osric, and the Duel" by Anthony Burton from Shakespeare Bulletin, Vol. 2, No. 1 (July/August 1984) 5-7, 22-25. (JPEG), (PDF)
"`His quarry cries on hauocke': Is It Shakespeare's Own Judgment On the Meaning of Hamlet?" by Anthony Burton, (PDF)
"Laertes's Rebellion: Further Aspects of Inheritance Law in Hamlet" by Anthony Burton (The Shakespeare Newsletter, Fall 2002, Part 1), (PDF)
"An Unrecognized Theme in Hamlet: Lost Inheritance and Claudius's Marriage to Gertrude" by J. Anthony Burton (The Shakespeare Newsletter, Fall 2000, Part 1), (PDF)
"An Unrecognized Theme in Hamlet: Lost Inheritance and Claudius's Marriage to Gertrude" by J. Anthony Burton (The Shakespeare Newsletter, Winter 2000, Part 2), (PDF)
Notes and Emendations to the Texts of Shakespeare's Plays by J. Payne Collier ("Hamlet", 1853)
An Introduction to the Study of Shakespeare by Hiram Corson (1889)
"Shakespeare and the Public Discourse of Sovereignty: ‘Reason of State’ in Hamlet." by Anthony DiMatteo (HTML)
Hamlet Film, Television, and Audio Performance by Bernice W. Kliman
"Three Notes on Polonius: Position, Residence and Name" by Bernice W. Kliman (HTML)
Two Dissertations on the Hamlet of Saxo Grammaticus and of Shakespear by R. G. Latham (1872)
"Hamlet, A Successful Suicide" by Burton R. Pollin (HTML)
From Essays on Shakespeare's Dramatic Characters by William Richardson (1812)
"Who Knows Who Knows Who's There? An Epistemology of Hamlet (Or, What Happens in the Mousetrap)" by Steve Roth (HTML)
"MORTAL COIL and STARS WITH TRAINS OF FIRE Hamlet Q2 metaphors for the Copernican Astronomy and Kepler's Nova of 1604" by Abraham Samuel Shiff (JPEG), (PDF)
"TRANSITION FROM CORAMBIS TO POLONIUS The Forgotten Pun on a Diplomatic Scandal in a Hamlet Q2 Stage Direction" by Abraham Samuel Shiff (JPEG), (PDF)
The Text of Shakespeare's Hamlet by B. A. P. Van Dam (1924)
"Sarah Siddons's Performances as Hamlet: Breaching the Breeches Part" by Celestine Woo (PDF)