Marlowe photo Hamlet Volume 1

For those of you who would like to skip reading the play, we suggest you read Volume I's Introduction, and Alex Jack's five commentaries (below), especially The Three Versions of the "Wicked" Whitgift Passage before going on to read his Volume II which gives a most complete analyses of the play as written in Christopher Marlowe's historical context.

 

Hamlet By Marlowe And Shakespear: Volume 1

ISBN: 0970891369

The first volume of this Special 400th Anniversary Edition of Hamlet presents the text of the play along with parallels from Kit's early work and a summary of the evidence for his survival and what can be called "The Shakespere Compact," the arrangement under which he and Shakespeare became collaborators.

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