2003

The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.2173  Thursday, 13 November 2003

From:           David Friedberg <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Date:           Wednesday, November 12, 2003 4:58 PM
Subject:        Dramatis personae

The Folio of 1623 does not give a list of Dramatis Personae for Hamlet,
but my copy of the Oxford Shakespeare does.  It lists the Ghost as of
Hamlet's father.

I am not at all certain that this ghost is that of Hamlet's father.  Can
anyone tell me when did a list of characters appearing in the play
become the norm?

Has the Ghost always been definitively described as Hamlet's father?

David Friedberg

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