Hamlet by William Shakespeare By william Shakespeare
The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, typically shortened to Hamlet, is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare someday between 1599 and 1601. It’s Shakespeare’s longest play, with 29,551 phrases.
Hamlet is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between 1599 and 1601. The play, set in Denmark, recounts how Prince Hamlet exacts revenge on his uncle Claudius, who has murdered Hamlet’s father, the King, after which taken the throne and married Hamlet’s mom. The play vividly charts the course of actual and feigned insanity – from overwhelming grief to seething rage – and explores themes of treachery, revenge, incest, and ethical corruption.