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Historical View of ‘Hamlet’, A

Synopsis
English historian C.V. Wedgwood reviews Spanish writer and diplomat Salvador de Madariaga’s book on Hamlet.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
6 Jul 1948 at 18:40 (Channel: BBC Third Programme)
Duration
20 mins
Availability
No archive copy known

Credits

Contributor
Cicely Veronica Wedgwood; Salvador de Madariaga

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Hamlet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
Related items
'Hamlet’ Once More

Notes

Textual information
SALVADOR DE MADARIAGA, On Hamlet (New York: Barnes and Noble, 1964). This reprint of the 1948 edition is still available from some online retailers.
Reviews
For a contemporary review on de Madariaga’s book cf. Elmer Edgar Stoll’s "A Spanish Hamlet" in Modern Philology, Vol. 47, No. 1 (1949), pp. 12-23.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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