The Resource Gertrude and Claudius, John Updike

Gertrude and Claudius, John Updike

Label
Gertrude and Claudius
Title
Gertrude and Claudius
Statement of responsibility
John Updike
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Tells the story of Claudius and Gertrude, King and Queen of Denmark, before the action of Shakespeare's Hamlet begins. Employing the nomenclature and certain details of the ancient Scandinavian legends that first describe the prince who feigns madness to achieve revenge upon his father's slayer, 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
Title
Gertrude and Claudius
Creator
Contributor
Summary
Set before the action begins in Shakespeare's "Hamlet," this speculative novel follows the lives of Gertrude and Claudius, King and Queen of Denmark, as they wend their way towards adultery and treachery to ascend the throne
Subject
Genre
Tone
Writing style
Award
Award/Notable book
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
060134
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3571.P4
LC item number
G47 2000
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adult
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
John Updike
Label
Gertrude and Claudius, John Updike
Link
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1262985
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
212 p.
Isbn
9780375409080
Lccn
99033436
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm41565089
  • (OCoLC)41565089

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