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Title Hamlet
Document Type Study Book
Reference Ham 39
Primary Association Nantz, Fred Coleman
Associated Names Kean, Charles
Theatre Theatres Royal London; Theatre Royal Bath
Place of Production Bath
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production 1839
Description Study book with many annotations from Shakespearean critics. Some comments on theatrical practice. Cast for Bath when Nantz played Laertes to Kean's Hamlet.
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption
Roles Kean - Charles Hamlet; Barry - Mr King; Grainger - Mr Polonius; Nantz - Mr Laertes; Barton - Mr Horatio; Macklin - Mr Rosencrantz; Shaw - Mr Osric; Bower - Mr Marcellus; Ellis - Miss Gertrude; Honor - Miss Ophelia
Content Keywords death, madness, royalty, revenge, poison, supernatural, marriage
Context Keywords script, cast, characters, actor, cuts, cues, business
Edition Oxberry edition, 1818
Shattuck Code HAM 23
Play Hamlet
Library Folger Shakespeare Library
Note Please note that some of the metadata for this document has been drawn from the Folger Shakespeare Library's online catalogue and 'The Shakespeare Prompt books, A Descriptive Catalogue' by Charles H. Shattuck.