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Title Hamlet
Document Type Public Reading Version
Reference Ham 41
Primary Association Roberts, James B.
Associated Names Barrett, Wilson; Irving, Henry; Beerbohm Tree, Herbert
Date of Production c. 1880-1892
Description Cutting of the play for public readings by J. B. Roberts. At the back their is an article by Mr. Wilson Barrett on 'The sanity and age of "Hamlet"'; a newspaper clipping regarding a production with Irving as Hamlet; and a newspaper review of Tree's Hamlet, dated 22nd Jan 1892.
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption
Roles Henry Irving - Hamlet; Herbert Beerbohm Tree - Hamlet
Content Keywords death, madness, royalty, revenge, poison, supernatural, marriage
Context Keywords character, scenery
Edition Works, Vol VII
Shattuck Code HAM 99
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.