Shakespeare the aesthete. Hamlet and the acting of revenge.
Shakespeare the aesthete. Further titles ill preparation. Hamlet and the Acting of Revenge PETER MERCER Lecturer in English University of East Anglia. On, then, Hieronimo, pursue revenge; For nothing wants but acting of revenge. No reproduction, copy or transmission of this publication may be made without written permission.
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Mercer's book is an excellent resource for not only Hamlet, but The Spanish Tragedy (Kyd), Antonio's Revenge (Marston) and The Revenger's Tragedy (Tourneur/Middleton?). 2 people found this helpful.
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The book, Hamlet and the act of revenge by Peter Mercer discusses the assumptions made towards Shakespeare’s play Hamlet about revenge. Peter Mercer makes the corrections that Hamlet’s dilemma is not concentrated towards revenge and the structure of Elizabethan revenge tragedies are problematic. Mercer says Shakespeare’s play does not arise from the structure of revenge itself but from joining it with the anxieties that revolve around a vision of human corruption. Also In the article, Peter explores that idea between revenge and satire. Revenge being the business of cunning plots and satire.
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Mercer, Peter, Hamlet and the Acting of Revenge (1987). Worth comparing with Prosser. The Tragedy of Hamlet, directed by Peter Brook (BBC4 television, tx. 6 March 2002, DVD 2006). O'Toole, Fintan, Shakespeare Is Hard, but So Is Life (2002), originally published as No More Heroes (1995). Prosser, Eleanor, Hamlet and Revenge (1967). Worth comparing with Mercer. Starring Adrian Lester; superbly lucid version, in heavily cut text, with a documentary "Brook by Brook.