Archives for the ‘Hamlet’ Category

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead

By • Nov 30th, 2008 • Category: Hamlet, Honors Thesis, language, Research, Shakespeare

What with the holidays and end-of-the-semester work loads, it’s been some time since I updated on my reading – but I’m back on track, and at long last, I’ve arrived at the play that started it all, both for Stoppard and for me: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead. Most people with any knowledge of Stoppard […]

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Dogg’s Hamlet, Cahoot’s Macbeth

By • Oct 16th, 2008 • Category: Hamlet, Honors Thesis, language, Research, Shakespeare

The prominent role of the play-within-a-play in Dogg’s Hamlet, Cahoot’s Macbeth immediately draws parallels to The Real Inspector Hound. Several traits in Cahoot especially recall Hound; namely, the Inspector, but also the blurring of action within the play-within-a-play – the action of Shakespeare’s Macbeth – and in the wings – or in this case, the […]



My Textual History, or, How I Became Involved in Research and Started Losing My Hair pt. II

By • Jul 9th, 2008 • Category: Bibliography, Collators, Hamlet, Honors Thesis, Jane Austen, Rare Book School, Research, Shakespeare, Swem, William and Mary

I had developed an interest in Jane Austen sometime in middle school—I first read Emma, which remains my least favorite JA novel, though that did not deter me from plunging headlong into Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Mansfield Park, and Persuasion (all of which I distinctly enjoyed). During Christmas vacation my freshman year (December […]

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