This title offers an in-depth examination of corruption as presented in William Shakespeare's play Hamlet, as well as contemporary perspectives on this issue. Discussions include the symbolic role of sickness and disease, parallels between the politics in the play and Elizabethan England, how Claudius created generational disorder, and the relationship between corruption and inequality.
"this series focuses on how social issues have been presented in classic literature. These books provide a unique perspective to the United States' social issues both past and present."
--ARBA, March 2009
Price: US $28.45