Certain Speculations on Hamlet, the Calendar, and Martin Luther
Steve Sohmer argues that Shakespeare linked the principal events in Hamlet to particular holy days, and that the play's first audiences could identify these holy days from cues in the text.
Hamlet as the Christmas Prince: Certain Speculations on Hamlet, the Calendar, Revels, and Misrule
Steve Roth analyzes a two-month trope in the Hamlet quartos.
Loose Ends and Inconsistencies in the First Quarto of Shakespeare's
Y. S. Bains rebuts G. R. Hibbard's general conclusions about the quality of the text of Q1.
Making Mother MatterRepression, Revision, and the Stakes of Reading Psychoanalysis Into Kenneth Branagh's Hamlet
Courtney Lehmann and Lisa S. Starks argue that "Branagh's Hamlet reproduces the Oedipal triangle in its most conspicuous, paternalistic form."
A Note on Hamlet's Illegitimacy: Identifying a Source of the "dram of eale" Speech (Q2 1.4.17-38)
Steve Sohmer identifies a previously unrecognized source for Hamlet's speech: De Laudibus Legum Angliae, written by Sir John Fortescue (1394? - 1476?), Chief Justice of the King's Bench under Henry VI.
Performance, Subjectivity and Slander in Hamlet and Much Ado About Nothing
Adam Piette suggests that Goffman's interpretative framework and key terms are useful when interpreting performances of Shakespeare's plays.
Renaissance Tragedy and Investigator Heroes
Article focusing on Hamlet and Thomas Kyd's The Spanish Tragedy.
A Romance of Electronic Scholarship, with the True and Lamentable Tragedies of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
Donald Foster focuses on the Q1 Hamlet.
Shakespeare's Hamlet and the Controversies of Self
Roger Starling reviews the John Lee book.
A Synoptic Hamlet: A Critical-Synoptic Edition of the Second Quarto and First Folio Texts of Hamlet
Steve Roth reviews the Jesús Tronch-Pérez book.
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