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What's this poem about Hamlet?

I'm trying to remember a poem, maybe French or Russian, about Hamlet. [more inside]
posted by feste on Aug 29, 2013 - 4 answers

 

Where can I host fair use vids w/o getting hit by copyright nonsense constantly?

Where can I host videos for my Shakespeare play comparison website that won't a) cost me tons due to hosting and b) be YouTube knee-jerky on copyright violation? [more inside]
posted by John Kenneth Fisher on Oct 21, 2012 - 7 answers

Hamlet's succession

Why wasn't Hamlet crowned King of Denmark immediately after his father's death? [more inside]
posted by Optamystic on May 12, 2012 - 22 answers

Do I look for work or stay at home with the kids?

I graduated last year with a BSEE, but couldn't find a job. I stopped looking, but I'm thinking about starting again. What now? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 22, 2011 - 6 answers

Todd Louiso's "15 Minute Hamlet"

I'm looking for a copy of Todd Lousio's "15 Minute Hamlet". [more inside]
posted by fuzzygerdes on Jan 3, 2011 - 4 answers

Pun introduced in translation?

Is there a pun in Hamlet's first line in the movie Hamlet liikemaailmassa? [more inside]
posted by kenko on Sep 4, 2010 - 7 answers

All the world's a site, And all the men and women merely vloggers.

If one were to collect scenes from Shakespeare films to compare how different productions approached them differently, what scenes should be selected? [more inside]
posted by John Kenneth Fisher on Aug 13, 2010 - 23 answers

In Shakespeare's Hamlet, why doesn't Horatio tell Hamlet of Ophelia's condition?

In Shakespeare's Hamlet, why doesn't Horatio tell Hamlet of Ophelia's condition? [more inside]
posted by feelinglistless on Jun 8, 2010 - 5 answers

"For I have known them all already, known them all--"

Songs that are thematically similar to "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" and Hamlet: emotional isolation, wasted youth, life consumed by contemplation rather than action, etc. [more inside]
posted by Gotham on Dec 20, 2009 - 26 answers

هَمْلِت في العربي؟

Does anyone know where I can obtain online a copy of Hamlet's famous soliloquy "To be, or not to be..." in Arabic? [more inside]
posted by Biru on Sep 10, 2009 - 3 answers

Words, words, words.

Tattoo Typeface Troubles: My sister and I are looking to get a line from Hamlet tattooed on our wrists, and want it to look like it was printed out of a book. Help me (us) choose a good typeface! [more inside]
posted by bookwo3107 on Dec 8, 2008 - 18 answers

What is the purpose of Fortinbras in Hamlet?

I've never really known what to make of Fortinbras in Hamlet. Do you know of any good explanations of his purpose in the play? [more inside]
posted by Kattullus on Jul 30, 2008 - 16 answers

Extra deaths in Shakespeare's Hamlet?

Productions of Hamlet in which an additional character dies unexpectedly? (spoilers for a 400-year-old play and modern productions) [more inside]
posted by booksandlibretti on Jun 16, 2008 - 9 answers

Any help understanding Shakespeare's Hamlet?

I would like to read a good text that helps you interpret Shakepeare's plays. Specifically, I'd like to get help tackling Hamlet. Any recommendations? [more inside]
posted by skepticallypleased on Apr 21, 2007 - 27 answers

Green Eggs & Hamlet

Shakespeare's Hamlet reveals both a genuine (melancholy) Prince and a great schemer in the sense that he is able to feign madness. I've read it. And read it again. Still, I can't seem to pinpoint a place where we are are unsure if his words are part of the plan or just crazy talk. Can you point to me to a part? Also, what tipped you off? Thanks.
posted by time to put your air goggles on! on Apr 18, 2007 - 25 answers

Speedy Revision?

Okay, I have realised that for my English Literature exam on Monday I have spent most of my time revising Blake (1/2 of the exam) and next to no time with Hamlet (the other 1/2 of the exam) learning quotes, key themes etc - we have read the play in class twice, the last time being about 4 weeks ago. Any help to make this exam go as painlessly as possible? I realise I may already be a lost cause. [more inside]
posted by philsi on Jun 8, 2006 - 29 answers

How does this riddle from "Speak Memory" work?

In Nabokov's autobiography, "Speak Memory," there is a puzzle of sorts. It goes like this (from pg. 70): "We subjected [Uncle Ruka] to a test one day, and in a twinkle he turned the sequence '5.13 24.11 13.16 9.13.5 5.13 24.11' into the opening words of a famous monologue in Shakespeare." I'm stuck, can anyone help?
posted by adrober on Apr 3, 2004 - 16 answers

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