Hamlet Navigator

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Scene Index:
Links to the fully annotated text of Hamlet.
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Detailed Scene Summaries:
With many links to passages in the text.
The Cast of Characters:
Annotated links to all appearances of a character and all mentions of that character by other characters.
Hamlet's Character:
Annotated links to passages that illustrate aspects of Hamlet's complex character.
Annotated links to passages particularly relevant to significant themes.
Also of interest:
Notable Quotes in Hamlet:
Each quote is briefly explained and linked to the text, so you can see the quote in context.
Frequently Asked Questions about Hamlet:A Q&A guide to Bradley's justly famous Shakespearean Tragedy, reprinted on another part of the Shakespeare Navigators site.
"Hamlet and His Problems":
T.S. Eliot's very famous (and very snotty) essay, in which Eliot defines "objective correlative" and declares that Hamlet "is most certainly an artistic failure."
"The Oedipus-Complex as an Explanation of Hamlet's Mystery":
Ernest Jones' extremely influential essay.
Pages from Coleridge's Lectures and Notes on Shakspere and Other English Poets,
in which the great Romantic poet describes Hamlet as one who thinks too much.