William Shakespeare (1564-1616): Oyunları ve şiirlerinde insanlık durumlarını dile getiriş gücüyle yaklaşık 400 yıldır bütün dünya okur ve seyircilerini etkilemeyi sürdüren efsanevi yazar, Hamlet'de aşk, akrabalık ve iktidar ilişkileri ile intikam arzusunu birbirini izleyen cinayetlerin örgüsünde ele alır. Kaynağı eski kuzey masallarına kadar uzanan bu tragedya sadece Shakespeare'in değil, dünya tiyatro tarihinine en tanınmış eserlerindendir. Üzerine binlerce kitap yazılan Hamlet, çağımızda en çok sahneye konulan oyunlardan biri olmuştur.
“Shakespeare illustrates art's ethical functionality, but he also clarifies the dif-ference between art and religion. The final scene takes place within a context that is metatheatrical and overtly artificial. Paulina emphasizes the point for us:
Set in a topsy-turvy world like a holiday revel, this comedy devises a romantic plot around separated twins, misplaced passions, and mistaken identity. Juxtaposed to it is the satirical story of a self-deluded steward who dreams of becoming “Count
King Lear, a tragic play written by William Shakespeare, opens with King Lear, the elderly king of Britain, deciding to retire and divide his kingdom between his three daughters: Regan, Goneril and Cordelia. Before splitting his kingdom, Lear asks his
Titus Andronicus may be Shakespeare's earliest tragedy; it is believed to have been written in the early 1590s. It depicts a Roman general who is engaged in a cycle of revenge with his enemy Tamora, the Queen of the Goths. The play is by far
WilliamShakespeare's political thriller tells the story of the conspiracy against Caesar, his assassination and the defeat of his conspirators. Jealous conspirators convince Caesar's friend Brutus to join their assassination plot against Caesar. To stop