Using a variety of approaches, from postcolonialism and New Historicism to psychoanalysis and gender studies, the international contributors to Hamlet: New Critical Essays contribute major new interpretations on the conception and writing, editing, and cultural productions of Hamlet. This book is the most up-to-date and comprehensive critical analysis available of one of Shakespeare's best-known and most engaging plays.
Arthur Kinney is Thomas W. Copeland Professor of Literary History and Director of the Massachusettes Center for Renaissance Studies, University of Massachusettes, Amherst, USA.
"Hamlet: New Critical Essays offers stimulating essays that in their very variety demonstrate the play's endless renewability and ongoing fascination for us." Ronald J. Boling, Shakespeare Bulletin
"Now the great hero of dramatic literature. Arthur F. Kinney is a perfect choice to select and eidt the 10 scholars whose work is represented in Hamlet: New Critical Essays. This is a distinguished work in Routledge's Shakespeare Criticism Series." BHR LXV