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Bob Smith Shakespeare Series - Hamlet

Bob Smith Event Type: Adult Programs
Date: 11/6/2013
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:00 PM
Description:
 
Bob Smith returns for an examination of Shakespeare's "Hamlet" in a seven week series. Open to all at no charge. Free copies of the play will be available. Hamlet is Shakespeare's longest play and among the most powerful and influential tragedies in English literature, with a story that has been endlessly retold and adapted. The play was one of Shakespeare's most popular works during his lifetime and still ranks among his most-performed.

Library Journal called Bob Smith "the teacher we all should have had to introduce us to Shakespeare." The Boston Globe called him "inspired and inspiring."

As one of the most quoted works in the English language, Hamlet is often included on lists of the world's greatest literature. As such, it reverberates through the writing of later centuries. "...so shall you hear, of carnal, bloody, and unnatural acts, of accidental judgments, casual slaughters, of deaths put on by cunning and forced cause..."

Library: Greenwich Library
Location: Cole Auditorium
Contact: Click Here to email Matthew Sgritta
Contact Number: 203-622-7972
Presenter: Bob Smith
Link: Click Here for New York Times Review