Hamlet and Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are dead

transformations and adaptation

Marea Mitchell

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Abstract

Shakespeare's 'Hamlet' and Tom Stoppard's 'Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead' are both concerned with change and the lack of change. This paper looks at images of transformation within each play, and uses transformation as a way of thinking about the relationship between the plays, focusing on how this might be perceived by audiences.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)39-55
Number of pages17
JournalSydney Studies in English
Volume33
Publication statusPublished - 2007

Keywords

  • Shakespeare, Hamlet, Stopard, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, adaptation, transformation, HSC English

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