Discussions of Hamlet
"More people have seen and read Hamlet than any other play, and their talk about it goes on as lively as ever. To join in, all one needs is an active response to the play. But there is an advantage in picking up the thread of the discussion first. In that way, we can get ideas to help us grasp our own experience..." - Introduction.
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