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Five and Eighty Hamlets

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"This is a footnote to the history of modern theater by a British critic who has seen every Hamlet of note since 1916, and a good many not so notable ones."--Library Journal
Hardcover, 193 pages
Published May 4th 1998 by New Amsterdam Books (first published April 28th 1998)
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John Courtenay Trewin, OBE, was a British journalist, writer and drama critic. Since 2000, an award has been given by the Critics' Circle for the best Shakespearean performance of the Year: "The John And Wendy Trewin Award For Best Shakespearian Performance".

Trewin was born in Plymouth, although both his parents were Cornish. He was educated at Plymouth College and in 1926 joined the Western Indep
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