The Religious Drama of Hamlet
Lecture no. 16 from the course: How to Read and Understand Shakespeare
Taught by Professor Marc C. Conner | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Literature & Language Courses
A deep look at the religious and theological issues at work in Hamlet unlocks the meanings in Shakespeare’s most celebrated play. Study three important moments of religious contemplation within the play, and see how Hamlet’s hesitance to avenge his father’s murder is enmeshed with his foreboding sense of the afterlife.