Annotated Bibliography on William Shakespeares "Hamlet"

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A Selected Annotated Bibliography on William Shakespeare’s Hamlet

Ackerman Jr., Alan L. “ Visualizing Hamlet’s Ghost: The Spirit of Modern Subjectivity.”
Theatre Journal; March2001, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p119, 26p EBSCOhost. (5 February 2004)

Other artists represent the dramatic structures, terms, images and characters from William Shakespeare’s Hamlet by portraying the exact emotion of the play. They act out a good representation of the spiritual experience in visual terms. The students vision studies and its importance in writings on aesthetics and representation.

Adams, Joseph Quincy, “Arrival in London.” A Life of William Shakespeare.
S.I: Houghton, 1923: 126-128.

There were three classes of persons at the playhouse besides musicians. There were sharers, hirelings, and servants. The “sharers” were the most important actors. According to their merits, they enjoyed either half-sharers or whole-sharers as indicated by Hamlet. Below the sharers in rank were the “hirelings” who did not profit by large takings of the theatre. The third and final class, the servants, was the prompters, stagehands, property keepers, and caretakers.

Chute, Marchette, “Hamlet.” Stories from Shakespeare. Cleveland: World, 1956: 157-160

Hamlet is perhaps one of the most famous of all of William Shakespeare’s tragedies. It is known all over the world and has kept a compelling fascination wherever it goes. The hero is so real and his dilemma is very basic to human living that people in every country recognize him. Hamlet is not only the most brilliant of the tragedies but one of the saddest. It is the saddest tragedy because the hero is not destroyed or killed by any evil in his nature but by kind misplaced good.

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, “ Lectures and Notes on Shakespeare and other English Poets.” Online. Internet. Available: (6 February 2004)...
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