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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.

Revenge in Hamlet - Shakespearean Criticism


Revenge in Hamlet
Shakespearean Criticism contains several relevant articles discussing revenge in Hamlet.

  • Volume 1, pages 74, 194, 209, 224, 234, 254
  • Volume 16, page 246
  • Volume 22, page 258
  • Volume 25, page 288
  • Volume 28, page 280
  • Volume 35, page 152, 157, 167, 174, 212
  • Volume 44, page 180, 209, 219, 229
  • Volume 54, page 96
  • Volume 59, pages 10 and 79
  • Volume 91, pages 211, 221, 228
  • Volume 92, pages 69
  • Volume 102, page 96
  • Volume 111, page 119, 307
  • Volume 120, page 203
  • Volume 129, page 143
  • Volume 133, page 24
  • Volume 137, page 184
  • Volume 147, page 202
  • Volume 164, page 38 and 43
  • Volume 178, pages 210, 232, 239, 249, 276
  • Volume 197, pages 3, 35, 48, 59, 61, 66, 132, 150, 171, 176, 183, 194 

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 "revenge," 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 revenge." This search lists 1,000+ articles of literary criticism.