Journals Higher Education



Published: 24 May 2016

336 Pages | 10 black-and-white halftones

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198746201

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Hamlet's Moment

Drama and Political Knowledge in Early Modern England

András Kiséry

  • Offers a new interpretation of Shakespeare's Hamlet
  • Considers the social function provided by drama in the first decade of the seventeenth century
  • Argues that playwrights transformed political knowledge into a more broadly useful type of cultural capital