The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.2173 Thursday, 13 November 2003
From: David Friedberg <
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
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?
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