Titles from HAMLET, Act I

    HAMLET 1
David Garrick

(Allusion to characters in the play)

1605 Quarto
  • Kate Wilhelm: The Hamlet Trap
  • Michael Innes: Hamlet, Revenge!
  • Bradshaw Jones: The Hamlet Problem
  • Leonard Sanders: The Hamlet Ultimatum
  • Leonard Sanders: The Hamlet Warning
  • Mary Zenet Maher: Modern Hamlets & Their Soliloquies
  • Steven Berkoff: I Am Hamlet
  • Monk Ferris: Hamlet, Cha-Cha-Cha: A Totally Looney Musical Comedy
  • Sam Bobrick: Hamlet II: (Better Than the Original)
  • Wulf Sachs et alia: Black Hamlet (Parallax: Re-Visions of Culture and Society)
  • Robert W. Luyster: Hamlet and Man's Being: The Phenomenology of Nausea
  • B. H. Haggin: Music for One Who Enjoys Hamlet
  • Saul Landau: My Dad Was Not Hamlet
  • Michael Leverson Meyer: Not Prince Hamlet: Literary and Theatrical Memoirs
  • Hope Campbell: Looking for Hamlet: A Haunting at Deeping Lake
  • Janet H. Murray: Hamlet on the Holodeck: The Future of Narrative in Cyberspace
  • William S. Gilbert: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern
  • Stephen Sims: The Affairs of Polonius: A Balanced Account: An Introduction to the Mysteries of Double-Entry Bookkeeping
  • Edward Fitzgerald: Polonius: A Collection of Wise Saws and Modern Instances
  • Gordon King: Horatio's Story
  • Barbara Garland Polikoff: Life's a Funny Proposition, Horatio
  • Alice M. Meeker: Ophelia
  • Florence Stevenson: Ophelia
  • Peter Raby: Fair Ophelia: A Life of Harriet Smithson Berlioz
  • Elizabeth Burns: Ophelia and Other Poems
  • Arthur Rimbaud: Poé;sies: Ophé;lia
  • Mortimer R. Kadish: The Ophelia Paradox: An Inquiry into the Conduct of Our Lives
  • Louis Paul Kirby: The First Ophelia and Other Stories
  • Sarah Fielding: The History of Ophelia
  • Fanny Morweiser: Lalu Lalula: arme kleine Ophelia
  • Jurg Peter Ruesch: Ophelia: zum Wandel des lyrischen Bildes im Motiv der "navigatio vitae" bei Arthur Rimbaud und im deutschen Expressionismus
  • Carolyn Weston: Poor, Poor Ophelia
  • Mary Pipher: Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls
  • We do it wrong, being so majestical,
    To offer it the show of violence. (I,i)
  • Fredric Wertham: The Show of Violence
  • Sara Woods: A Show of Violence
  • And then it started like a guilty thing
    Upon a fearful summons. (I,i)
  • Denny Martin Flinn: The Fearful Summons
  • The nights are wholesome; then no planets
    No fairy takes, nor witch hath power to charm,
    So hallowed and so gracious is the time. (I,i)
  • Annie Barclay Kerr: So Gracious Is the Time
  • Though yet of Hamlet our dear brother's death
    The memory be green . . . (I,ii)
  • William Ashley-Brown: Memory Be Green: An Autobiography
  • A little more than kin, and less than kind. (I,ii)

    Forbes-Roberston as Hamlet
    Johnston Forbes-Robertson

  • Nelia White: A Little More Than Kin
  • Patricia Wentworth:: A Little More Than Kin
  • Ernest Hebert: A Little More Than Kin: Passion of Estelle Jordan
  • Charles Seaforth: More Than Kin
  • Mary Terhune: More Than Kin
  • James Vila Blake: More Than Kin
  • Samuel Rogers: Less Than Kind
  • C. C. Dobie: Less Than Kind
  • Samuel Rogers: Less Than Kind
  • Charlotte Armstrong: A Little Less Than Kind
  • Thou know'st 'tis common; all that lives
    must die,
    Passing through nature to eternity. (I,ii)
  • Ann Atwood: For All That Lives
  • O, that this too too solid flesh would melt,
    Thaw and resolve itself into a dew!
    . . .
    So loving to my mother
    That he might not beteem the winds of
    Visit her face too roughly.
    . . .
    Let me not think on 't--Frailty, thy name is
    . . .
    O God! a beast, that wants discourse of
    Would have mourned longer. (I,ii)
  • Nick O'Donahoe: Too Too Solid Flesh
  • Monica Dickens: The Winds of Heaven
  • Nelle M. Scanlan: The Winds of Heaven
  • Monique Raphael High: The Four Winds of Heaven
  • June Lund Shiplett: The Raging Winds of Heaven
  • Rupin W. Desai: Frailty, Thy Name Is Woman
  • Paul Guermonprez, comp.: Frailty Thy Name
  • Olive Muir: Thy Name Is Woman
  • Jean-Louis Dubut de Laforest: Thy Name Is Woman
  • John Sherwood: Discourse of Reason
  • Hamlet. Methinks I see my father.
    Horatio. Where, my lord?
    Hamlet. In my mind's eye, Horatio.
    Horatio. I saw him once; he was a goodly
    Hamlet. He was a man; take him for all
    in all,
    I shall not look upon his like again. (I,ii)

    Hamlet sees the ghost
    Eugène Delacroix:
    Hamlet Sees the Ghost of His Father

    Hamlet and the Ghost
    Henry Fuseli: Hamlet and the Ghost
  • Thomas Morton: Methinks I See My Father, or, Who's My Father? A Farce in Two Acts
  • Joseph Krause: In My Mind's Eye
  • Harold Morland: In My Mind's Eye: Poems in the Japanese Style
  • Doug Haverty: In My Mind's Eye
  • Jose C. Pleau: In My Mind's Eye
  • Sir Michael Redgrave: In My Mind's I: An Actor's Autobiography
  • Arnold A. Lazarus: In the Mind's Eye: The
  • Power of Imagery for Personal Enrichment
  • Donlu D. Thayer: In the Mind's Eye
  • Ainslee Skinner: Mind's Eye
  • Jack Shadbolt: Mind's I: Poems
  • Charlene S. Knuckman, comp.: The Mind's Eye: Readings in Sociology
  • Jeremy M. Wolfe: The Mind's Eye
  • Jake LeQueue: The Mind's Eye
  • John Brophy: The Mind's Eye: A Twelve-month Journal
  • Edmund Charles Blunden: The Mind's Eye
  • Jerzy Kolacz: The Mind's Eye: Editorial Illustrations and Paintings, 1978-1986
  • W. H. Freeman: The Mind's Eye: Readings from Scientific American
  • Robert Sommer: The Mind's Eye: Imagery in Everyday Life
  • Donald W. Robertson: The Mind's Eye of Richard Buckminster Fuller
  • Kathy Tyers: One Mind's Eye
  • Arnold Newman: One Mind's Eye: The Portraits and Other Photographs of Arnold Newman
  • Orlando S. Reimold: One Mind's-eye View of the Mind
  • Mark Juran & Fran Donato: The Book of Props: Mind's Eye Theatre
  • Eugene S. Ferguson: Engineering and the Mind's Eye
  • R. Steven Turner: In the Mind's Eye: Vision and the Helmholtz-Hering Controversy
  • Daniel Druckman: In the Mind's Eye: Enhancing Human Performance
  • Arnold A. Lazarus: In the Mind's Eye: The Power of Imagery for Personal Enrichment
  • Dawn Ade: In the Mind's Eye: Dada and Surrealism
  • Thomas G. West: In the Mind's Eye: Visual Thinkers, Gifted People with Learning Disabilities, Computer Images, and the Ironies of Creativity
  • James Curtis: Mind's Eye, Mind's Truth: FSA Photography Reconsidered
  • Alan Dean Foster: Splinter of the Mind's Eye: From the Adventures of Luke Skywalker
  • Lawrence Durrell: A Smile in the Mind's Eye
  • Lesley Blanch: Journey into the Mind's Eye: Fragments of an Autobiography
  • Joseph Guy Lubbock: Light and the Mind's Eye
  • Donald Palumbo, ed.: Eros in the Mind's Eye: Sexuality and the Fantastic in Art and Film
  • Christopher Collins: The Poetics of the Mind's Eye: Literature and the Psychology of Imagination
  • Brian T. Fitch: Reflections in the Mind's Eye: Reference and Its Problematization in Twentieth-Century French
  • Mike Samuels: Seeing with the Mind's Eye: The History, Techniques, and Uses of Visualization
  • Mike Samuels: Healing with the Mind's Eye: A Guide for Using Imagery and Visions for Personal Growth and Healing
  • Rose Wilder Lane: He Was a Man
  • Thrice he walked
    By their oppressed and fear-surpriséd eyes,
    Within his truncheon's length; whilst they, distilled
    Almost to jelly with the act of fear,
    Stand dumb and speak not to him. (I,ii)
  • Michael Collins: Act of Fear
  • Willo Davis Roberts: Act of Fear
  • Hamlet. Did you not speak to it?
    Horatio.My lord, I did;
    But answer made it none. (I,ii)
  • Yvonne Mitchell: But Answer Came There None
  • Hamlet. What, looked he frowningly?
    Horatio. A countenance more in sorrow than in anger. (I,ii)
  • Charles Kennedy: More in Sorrow Than in Anger: A Comedy of Very Nice People
  • Wolcott Gibbs: More in Sorrow
  • Marya Mannes: More in Anger
  • Till then sit still, my soul: foul deeds will rise. (I,ii)
  • Richard Harrison: Foul Deeds Will Rise
  • Samuel Arnold: Foul Deeds Will Rise
  • Mark Cross: Foul Deeds Will Arise
  • Susan James: Foul Deeds
  • And keep you in the rear of your affection,
    Out of the shot and danger of desire. (I,iii)
  • Rockwell Potter: The Danger of Desire
  • The canker galls the infants of the spring,
    Too oft before their buttons be disclosed,
    And in the morn and liquid dew of youth
    Contagious blastments are most imminent. (I,iii)
  • Anthony Powell: Infants of the Spring
  • Wallace Thurman: Infants of the Spring
  • Carl L. L'Amoureux: Dew of Youth
  • Thomas March Clark: Dew of Youth, and Other Lectures to Young Men and Women on Early Discipline and Culture
  • Do not, as some ungracious pastors do,
    Show me the steep and thorny way to Heaven,
    Whilst, like a puff'd and reckless libertine,
    Himself the primrose path of dalliance treads
    And recks not his own rede. (I,iii)
  • Nicholas Scott: The Primrose Path
  • David Footman: The Primrose Path
  • Peter Forster: The Primrose Path
  • Barbara Goolden: The Primrose Path
  • Claudia Holland: Primrose Path
  • Carol Matas: The Primrose Path
  • Barbara Metzger: The Primrose Path
  • Arthur H. Mills: The Primrose Path
  • Ogden Nash: The Primrose Path
  • Margaret Oliphant: The Primrose Path
  • Gillian Plowman: The Primrose Path
  • Joyce Thies: The Primrose Path
  • Gina Nivelli: Primrose Path
  • J. Reece: Primrose Path
  • Nicholas Scott: A Primrose Path?: Tory Attitudes to Social Reforms
  • Those friends thou hast, and their adoption tried,
    Grapple them to thy soul with hoops of steel. (I,iii)
  • Stephen Hicks: Hoops of Steel and Other Sketches
  • This above all: to thine own self be true,
    And it must follow, as the night the day,
    Thou canst not then be false to any man. (I,iii)

    Hamlet  frieze, Folger Library

  • Clay Dean: This Above All
  • Eric Knight: This Above All
  • M. P. Shiel: This Above All
  • Almey Adcock: This Above All
  • Harold Speakman: This Above All
  • Barbara Faith: This Above All
  • Cort R. Flint: To Thine Own Self Be True
  • Lewis M. Andrews: To Thine Own Self Be True: The Rebirth of Values in the New Ethical Therapy
  • Lewis M. Andrews: To Thine Own Self Be True: The Relationship between Spiritual Values and Emotional Health
  • Mary Coburn: As the Night the Day
  • Zenith Brown: False to Any Man
  • Leslie Ford: False to Any Man
  • And indeed it takes
    From our achievements, though performed at
    The pith and marrow of our attribute. (I,iv)
  • Katherine A. Tingley: The Pith and Marrow of Some Sacred Writings
  • Angels and ministers of grace defend us! (I,iv)
  • Adam Whyte: Angels and Ministers of Grace
  • Margaret Field: Angels and Ministers of Grace: An Ethno-Psychiatrist's Contribution to Biblical Criticism
  • Geddes MacGregor: Angels: Ministers of Grace
  • Eva Wilder Brodhead: Ministers of Grace
  • What may this mean
    That thou, dead corse, again in complete steel
    Revisit'st thus the glimpses of the moon,
    Making night hideous; and we fools of nature
    So horridly to shake our disposition
    With thoughts beyond the reaches of our souls? (I,iv)
  • Edith Wharton: The Glimpses of the Moon
  • Edmund Crispin: The Glimpses of the Moon
  • Alice Brown: Fools of Nature
  • Something is rotten in the state of Denmark. (I,iv)
  • Laura A. Sonnenmark: Something's Rotten in the State of Maryland
  • Stuart Kay: Something Rotten
  • Marty M. Engle: Something Rotten
  • I am thy father's spirit,
    Doomed for a certain term to walk the night. (I,v)
  • William Sloane: To Walk the Night
  • Kathryn Kilby Borland: To Walk the Night
  • Robert C. Reinhart: Walk the Night: A Novel of Gays in the Holocaust
  • Lucinda Baker: Walk the Night Unseen
  • I could a tale unfold whose lightest word
    Would harrow up thy soul, freeze thy young blood,
    . . .
    And each particular hair to stand on end. (I,v)
  • David Whitelaw: I Could a Tale Unfold
  • Phyllis M. Pickard: I Could a Tale Unfold:
  • Violence, Horror & Sensationalism in Stories for Children
  • Eleanor Sullivan, ed.: Alfred Hitchcock's Tales To Make Your Hair Stand on End
  • Murder most foul, as in the best it is;
    But this most foul, strange and unnatural. (I,v)
  • Gordon Ashe: Murder Most Foul
  • Kathleen Buddington Coxe: Murder Most Foul
  • Hector Hawton: Murder Most Foul
  • Tobias Wells: Murder Most Fouled Up
  • Dell Shannon: Murder Most Strange
  • Christine Smith: Murder Most Strange
  • Fiona Sinclair: Most Unnatural Murder
  • O my prophetic soul! (I,v)
  • Leon E. Stover: The Prophetic Soul
  • Nor let thy soul contrive
    Against thy mother aught: leave her to heaven. (I,v)
  • Ben Ames Williams: Leave Her to Heaven
  • John Van Druten: Leave Her to Heaven
  • Fletcher Flora: Leave Her to Hell!
  • Remember thee!
    Ay, poor ghost, while memory holds a seat
    In this distracted globe. (I,v)
  • N. J. Warburton: Distracted Globe
  • My tables, -- meet it is I set it down,
    That one may smile, and smile, and be a
    villain. (I,v)
  • Hamilton Job: Smile and Be a Villain
  • Joanna Cannan: And Be a Villain
  • Laurence Meynell: And Be a Villain
  • Rex Stout: And Be a Villain
  • Hamlet. There's ne'er a villain dwelling in all
    But he's an arrant knave.
    Horatio. There needs no ghost, my lord, come
    from the grave
    To tell us this. (I,v)
  • Steele MacKaye: An Arrant Knave and Other Plays
  • R. Adam: There Needs No Ghost
  • Horatio. O day and night, but this is wondrous
    Hamlet. And therefore as a stranger give it
    There are more things in heaven and earth,
    Than are dreamt of in your philosophy. (I,v)
  • Emma Newby: Wondrous Strange
  • A. van den Beukel: More Things in Heaven and Earth: God and the Scientists
  • Robert Blatchford: More Things in Heaven and Earth: Adventures in Search of a Soul
  • John Brunner: More Things in Heaven
  • Walter Owen: More Things in Heaven...
  • James Ursini and Alain Silver, eds.: More
    Things Than Are Dreamt Of: Masterpieces
    of Supernatural Horror
  • The time is out of joint: O cursed spite,
    That ever I was born to set it right! (I,v)
  • Philip K. Dick: Time Out of Joint
  • Benedict Chiaka Njoku: Time Out of Joint
  • J. H. Lehmann: Time Out of Joint: Living through Two World Wars
  • Andrew W. Archibald: Out of Joint with the Moral Order
  • Clifford Poole: Out of Joint in the Familiar
  • Mario L. Mozzillo: Things Are Out of Joint
  • Lorus Johnson Milne: Ecology Out of Joint:
  • New Environments and Why They Happen
  • Bryan Robertson: World Out of Joint: The Work of Edward Burra

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