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Gertrude and Claudius - Updike, John, Professor
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Using details of the ancient Scandinavian legends that were the inspiration for Hamlet, John Updike brings to life Gertrude's girlhood as the daughter of King Rorik, her arranged marriage to the man who becomes King Hamlet, and her middle-aged affair with her husband's younger brother. As only he could, Updike recasts a tale of medieval violence and presents the case for its central couple that Shakespeare only hinted at. Gertrude's warmth and lucidity, Claudius's soldierly yet peaceable powers of command are seen afresh ...

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Gertrude and Claudius 2001, Random House Trade, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780449006979

Trade paperback

Gertrude And Claudius 2001, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780140290905

Mass-market paperback

Gertrude and Claudius 2001, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780141001234

Paperback

Gertrude and Claudius 2000, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780375409080

Hardcover

Gertrude and Claudius 2000, Hamish Hamilton Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780241140970

Hardcover

Gertrude and Claudius 2000, Hamish Hamilton, Hawthorn

ISBN-13: 9780241141137

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