The Tragedy of Hamlet Prince of Denmark Author:William Shakespeare HAMLET is the story of a young Danish prince whose charge and deeds to revenge his father's murder result ultimately in tragedy. This is perhaps Shakespeare's most powerful play. — The Magnum Shakespeare is set in larger type on non-glare paper and designed for maximum readabily by the student and public alike. Each play, based on a standard te... more »xt, offers modernized spellings and footnotes newly prepared by an Elizabethan authority. Each is critically introduced by a distinguished modern educator. Each plot is synopsized by acts for easy reference. And each volume contains ample study aids to broaden tthe understanding and place the play in the perspective of today.