Astronomical Revolutions and Shakespeare's "Hamlet" (1996)

Payne-Gaposchkin and others have suggested that Shakespeare's "Hamlet" shows evidence of the bard's awareness of the astronomical revolutions of the sixteenth century. I summarize major arguments and note that the play's themes recur in modern astronomy teaching and research.

Files

Metadata

Work Title Astronomical Revolutions and Shakespeare's "Hamlet" (1996)
Access
Open Access
Creators
  1. Peter D. Usher
Keyword
  1. Hamlet
  2. astronomy
  3. revolution
  4. Shakespeare
License Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0)
Work Type Research Paper
Deposited July 30, 2019

Versions

Analytics

Collections

Work History

Version 1
published

  • Created
  • Added Astronomy_and_Shakespeare_BAAS_1996__2_.pdf
  • Added Creator Peter D. Usher
  • Published