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Hamlet's Two Fathers

Events • Lecture

This lecture revisits the psychoanalytical explanation proposed by Sigmund Freud, and elaborated by Freud's disciple, Ernest Jones, in his Hamlet and Oedipus, for Hamlet's famous delay in revenging the death of his royal father by killing Claudius.

Professor David Bevington FBA

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This lecture has been published in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 154, 2007 Lectures