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Hamlet

Edwin Booth Hamlet 1870 - Hamlet

The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark is a tragedy by William Shakespeare. Set in the Kingdom of Denmark, the play dramatizes the revenge Prince Hamlet exacts on his uncle Claudius for murdering King Hamlet, Claudius’s brother and Prince Hamlet’s father, and then succeeding to the throne and taking as his wife Gertrude, the old king’s widow and Prince Hamlet’s mother.

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PATRICK MULLANE

PATRICK MULLANE

Executive Director of Harvard Business School Online, the online learning initiative by Harvard University.

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