The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.1470 Friday, 18 July 2003
Date: Thursday, 17 Jul 2003 23:19:16 -0700
Subject: Bloom on Hamlet
Harold Bloom, apparently discontent with what he wrote about Hamlet in
_Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human_ (Riverhead Books, 1999; 745
pp.) has just published what he describes as "a little book" just about
that play: _Hamlet: Poem Unlimited_ (same pub.; $19.95; 154 pp.).
He's interviewed, knowledgably and entertainingly by Jennie Rothenberg,
in The Atlantic's online site:
The following suffices as a summary:
Q: With a play like Hamlet...
A: The "like" is fascinating. There is no play like Hamlet.
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