Hamlet: An Introduction to Interpretations. Grand Poetical Puzzle. Play best reflects the universality of Shakespeare’s genius, yet most enigmatic Hamlet has caused more discussion than any other character in fiction, dramatic or non-dramatic. Two Hamlets in the play. I. “Sweet Prince”
I. “Sweet Prince”
II. Barbaric Hamlet
Did Shakespeare transmute an old play without reconstructing it?
- Dramatic Art & Literature, 1810
- Notes & Lectures on Shakespeare, 1808
- Characters in Shakespeare’s Plays, 1818
-The Question of Hamlet