Stay Illusion

Author: Simon Critchley
Editor: Vintage
ISBN: 0307950484
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The figure of Hamlet haunts our culture like the Ghost haunts him. Arguably, no literary work, not even the Bible, is more familiar to us than Shakespeare's Hamlet. Everyone knows at least six words from the play; often people know many more. Yet the play—Shakespeare's longest—is more than “passing strange” and becomes deeply unfamiliar when considered closely. Reading Hamlet alongside other writers, philosophers, and psychoanalysts—Carl Schmitt, Walter Benjamin, Freud, Lacan, Nietzsche, Melville, and Joyce—Simon Critchley and Jamieson Webster consider the political context and stakes of Shakespeare's play, its relation to religion, the movement of desire, and the incapacity to love.
The Hamlet Fire
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Bryant Simon
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-07-23 - Publisher: UNC Press Books

For decades, the small, quiet town of Hamlet, North Carolina, thrived thanks to the railroad. But by the 1970s, it had become a postindustrial backwater, a magnet for businesses in search of cheap labor and almost no oversight. Imperial Food Products was one of those businesses. The company set up
Stay, Illusion!
Language: en
Pages: 269
Authors: Simon Critchley, Jamieson Webster
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-22 - Publisher: Vintage

The figure of Hamlet haunts our culture like the Ghost haunts him. Arguably, no literary work, not even the Bible, is more familiar to us than Shakespeare's Hamlet. Everyone knows at least six words from the play; often people know many more. Yet the play—Shakespeare's longest—is more than “passing strange”
Hamlet
Language: en
Pages: 124
Authors: REV Ronald Bayne, William Shakespeare
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-03-26 - Publisher:

Among Shakespeare's plays, "Hamlet" is considered by many his masterpiece. Among actors, the role of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, is considered the jewel in the crown of a triumphant theatrical career. Now Kenneth Branagh plays the leading role and co-directs a brillant ensemble performance. Three generations of legendary leading actors,
The Hamlet Doctrine
Language: en
Pages: 269
Authors: Simon Critchley, Jamieson Webster
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: Pantheon Books

The figure of Hamlet haunts our culture like the Ghost haunts him. Critchley and Webster consider the political context and stakes of Shakespeare's play, its relation to religion, the movement of desire, and the incapacity to love.
Folger Library, Two Decades of Growth
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Louis B. Wright
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 1978-07 - Publisher: Associated University Presse

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