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Title Hamlet
Document Type Study Book
Reference Ham 42
Primary Association Roberts, James B.
Associated Names Macready, William; Vandenhoff, George; Anderson, James R.; Kean, Charles; Hackett, James Henry; Kemble, Charles; Booth, Edwin; Forrest, Edwin; Fisher, Miss; Thoman, Mrs; Thoman, Jacob
Publication Date 1814
Date of Production 6 Feb 1843
Description Study book with stresses marked for Hamlet. Lots of stage business. Includes a detailed fencing routine copied from Kean. Formally belonged to Jacob Thoman.
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption
Roles Mr Roberts - Hamlet; C. Kemble - Hamlet; Mr Young - Hamlet
Content Keywords death, madness, royalty, revenge, poison, supernatural, marriage
Context Keywords character, cast, stage, business, cues, costume, sound effects, music, property
Visual Content Contains illustrations of scenes from the play.
Additional Information Contains cast list for productions at Covent Garden (1829) and Drury Lane (1829).
Edition Cumberland edition
Shattuck Code HAM 37
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.