Hamlet | Literature Criticism Critical Review by Marguerite Tassi

This literature criticism consists of approximately 5 pages of analysis & critique of Hamlet.
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Critical Review by Marguerite Tassi

SOURCE: Tassi, Marguerite. “The Tragedy of Hamlet, Peter Brook's Adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet.The Shakespeare Newsletter 51, nos. 248-249 (spring-summer 2001): 39-40.

In the following review, Tassi comments on Peter Brook's stage production of Hamlet. Tassi observes the production's simplicity and starkness, praises Adrian Lester's performance of Hamlet, and notes that the production at times suffered from problems due to Brook's script alterations.

On Sunday, April 15 at the Mercer Arena in Seattle, Washington, the evening performance was The Tragedy of Hamlet, British director Peter Brook's controversial adaptation of Shakespeare's play. In the program notes, Brook asserted, “It is only when we forget Shakespeare that we can begin to find him.” In this enigmatic statement we find Brook's justification for his...

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