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Is Hamlet a callous, egocentric villain?

According to author John Updike, “Hamlet is in fact the callous, egocentric villain of Hamlet”. This view was recently quoted in a posting on the Shakespeare Bulletin board SHAKSPER.  That’s quite a condemnation of probably the most famous of all … Continue reading

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