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hamlet

ham‚ÄČluht

  • n  a community of people smaller than a village
  • n  the hero of William Shakespeare's tragedy who hoped to avenge the murder of his father
  • n  a settlement smaller than a town
News & Articles

  • Elsinore County
    If Aaron Spelling's vast TV empire (factory) had originally created 'Hamlet' as an episodic smash hit, set in sleepy Elsinore County with a cast spoiled hipsters and desperate housewives, this would be the "must-see" season finale.
    June 21, 2013 - New York Times
  • A Midsummer Night's Dreamreview: Love and hijinks rule the forest
    Forget Hamlet's adage. Being playful's the thing in the Colorado Shakespeare Festival's "A Midsummer Night's Dream," now onstage at CU-Boulder's Mary Rippon Outdoor Theatre.
    June 20, 2013 - Denver Post
  • Birth Announcement
    Thomas and Rebecca Berg of Hamlet announce the birth of a son born April 26, 2013 at 3:49 a.m. at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center. Owen Thomas Berg weighed 9 pounds and 8 ounces and was 21 1/2 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Jim and Susan Goble of Hamlet. Paternal grandparents are Tom Berg and Robin Trent of Grovertown.
    June 20, 2013 - The Leader of Starke County
Quotes

  • Steve Martin in San Jose Mercury News
    To me, Inspector Clouseau is the comedian's Hamlet,Martin said at a news conference. "It's one of the most difficult roles to play, I think."
  • Anthony Kennedy in Forbes
    Hamlet is the greatest dramatic composition in the history of literature. He continues to perplex us. It is so difficult,Kennedy said in an interview in his court office. "If people can be interested in that, then the easier plays follow."

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