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Eng 102 - Hamlet (Grigg)

This guide is designed to help you complete Ms. Grigg's Hamlet research paper in English 102.

Sexuality in Hamlet - Shakespearean Criticism

Sexuality in Hamlet
Shakespearean Criticism contains several relevant articles discussing sexuality in Hamlet.

  • Volume 55, page 56
  • Volume 59, pages 31 and 68
  • Volume 71, pages 81
  • Volume 75, page 222
  • Volume 102, page 170
  • Volume 111, page 185
  • Volume 120, page 214
  • Volume 129, page 122
  • Volume 197, pages 159 and 176

Directions:

  • Click the link above
  • Click Shakespearean Criticism
  • Locate volume number and click to open
  • Click "Volume Table of Contents"
  • Click Introduction
  • In the page number box, type the page number you would like to view and click go

Helpful Hints on Searching Shakespearean Criticism...

For a particular theme in a Shakespeare play, the Shakespearean Criticism reference set has a "Cumulative Topic Index, by Play." It is organized by play and underneath each play, gives various topics with the volumes and page #'s that refer to that play and that topic. When doing research on themes in Shakespearean Criticism, you may need to look under different headings.

Shakespearean Criticism also has a "Cumulative Character Index" and "Cumulative Topic Index" organized by topic and then broken down by play. These indexes are at the back of every volume.

Library databases are also helpful for finding information on a particular theme in a Shakespeare play. For information specifically on the theme of "sexuality," go to the library homepage; select the link for Literary Criticism under Topic Databases on the right-hand column. Start with Gale Literature Resource Center and key in "Hamlet and Shakespeare and sexuality." This search lists 1,000+ articles of literary criticism.