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1

Whos writes 'Shakespearean Tragedy'?

Kastan

2

Who writes 'The Pleasure of Tragedy'?

Nuttell

3

Who writes 'The Shakespearean Tragic Hero'?

A.C. Bradley

4

Who writes 'Tragedy and Madness'?

Maynard Mack

5

Who writes 'Memory and Remembrance in Hamlet'?

Kerrigan

6

Who writes 'Hamlet: Avenging his father or saving his mother'?

Janet Adelman

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Who writes 'The Complexity of Hamlet'?

Hazlitt

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Whats the key quotations from Kastans 'Shakespearean Tragedy'?

“who or what is responsible for the dire change of fortune”

9

Whats the key quotations from Nuttell's 'The Pleasure of Tragedy'?

“grief and fear become in their turn matter for enjoyment”

“Despise the pleasurable and value the disturbing”

10

Whats the key quotations from Bradley's 'The Shakespearean Tragic Hero'?

"troubled part of the hero’s life which precedes..his death.”

“[suffering] extending far and wide beyond him”

11

Whats the key quotations from Mack's 'Tragedy and Madness'

“Excess of any passion approached madness”

“Allowed the combination in a single figure of tragic hero and buffoon”

12

Whats the key quotations from Kerrigans 'Memory and Remembrance in Hamlet'?

“Prince attempting to replace a dead love-object with a living one”

“women’s love is brief and unworthy”

13

Whats the key quotations from Adelmans 'Hamlet: Avenging his father or saving his mother?'

"Main psychological task...not to avenge his father’s death but to remake his mother”

“The covert drama of reformation vies for priority with the overt drama of revenge”

“Hamlet seems more motivated by his mother than his father”

14

Whats the key quotations from Hazlitts 'The complexity of Hamlet?'

“We read the thoughts of the heart, we catch the passions living as they rise”

“Only hurried into extremities on the spur of the occasion”

15

Who wrote 'Gertrude- Women in Shakespeare'?

Findley

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What's the key quote from Findley's 'Gertrude-Women in Shakespeare'

"one act of independence [drinking from a cup which had been poisoned] causes her death"

17

Who writes "Introduction to Horatio"?

Mabillard

18

What are the key quotations from Mabillards "Introduction to Horatio"?

"one true confidant"

"what prince is really thinking and feeling" (apart from soliloquies)

19

Who writes "Fortinbras as a foil for Hamlet"?

Seth Tomko

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What is the key quote from Seth Tomko's "Fortinbras as a foil for Hamlet"?

"he is a man of action more than words"

"although the two are foils of each other, Hamlet deeply respects Fortinbras it seems"