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Hamlet in Purgatory - a book by Greenblatt, Stephen

Hamlet in Purgatory

Hamlet in Purgatory( )
Author: Greenblatt, Stephen
Series title:Princeton Classics Ser.
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.95
Book Description:

In Hamlet in Purgatory, renowned literary scholar Stephen Greenblatt delves into his longtime fascination with the ghost of Hamlet's father, and his daring and ultimately gratifying journey takes him through surprising intellectual territory. It yields an extraordinary account of the rise and fall of Purgatory as both a belief and a lucrative institution--as well as a capacious new reading of the power of Hamlet.

In the mid-sixteenth century, English authorities...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Drama / Shakespeare
Religion / Christianity / Literature & The Arts
Literary Criticism / Subjects & Themes / Religion
Literary Criticism / Drama
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.577 x 8.346 x 0.966 Inches
Book Weight:0.75 Pounds
Author Biography
Greenblatt, Stephen (Author)
Stephen Greenblatt is a literary critic, theorist and scholar.

He is the author of Three Modern Satirists: Waugh, Orwell, and Huxley (1965); Renaissance Self-Fashioning: From More to Shakespeare (1980); Learning to Curse: Essays in Early Modern Culture (1990); Redrawing the Boundaries: The Transformation of English and American Literary Studies (1992); The Norton Shakespeare (1997); Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare (2004); Shakespeare's Freedom (2010); and The Swerve: How the World Became Modern (2011).


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