Tag Archives: Hamlet

The Politics of Doubt

Think like an English teacher. Hamlet is useless. He mopes around. His father is dead. His mother remarried his father’s brother and something seems wrong. Did the two of them bump off his father for political reasons, to take over … Continue reading

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A Fine Madness

There’s that curious scene in Hamlet when Polonius, who seems to be some sort of advisor to the royal family – James Baker to the first George Bush or Karl Rove to the second – tells the queen that her … Continue reading

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