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Adaptation of Hamlet William Shakespeare , 1600 single work drama
Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 Hamlet
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'Denmark is in turmoil. The palace is seething with treachery, suspicion and intrigue. On a mission to avenge his father's murder, Prince Hamlet tries to claw free of the moral decay all around him. But in the ever-deepening nest of plots, of plays within plays, nothing is what it seems. Doubt and betrayal torment the Prince until he is propelled into a spiral of unstoppable violence.

'In this sumptuous staging of Shakespeare's enigmatic play on the page, Nicki Greenberg has created an extraordinary visual feast that sweeps up all in its path as the drama intensifies both on stage and off.' (From the publisher's website.)

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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2010 .
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      Extent: 415p.
      Description: col. illus.
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      • Publication date: October 2010.
      ISBN: 9781741756425 (hbk.)

Works about this Work

Material Form as a Structural Force in Nicki Greenberg's The Great Gatsby and Hamlet Ronald Scott , 2017 single work criticism
— Appears in: Media International Australia , vol. 164 no. 1 2017; (p. 139-150)

'Comics or ‘sequential art’ has historically been considered an art of time. Yet, many recent artists privilege comics’ spatial extensions over the dimension of time. This article explores the role played by space in structuring comics. It does so by analysing two comics by Australian artist Nicki Greenberg, The Great Gatsby (2007) and Hamlet (2010). These two adaptations, which marry conventions of comics with a photo album and a theatrical stage, exploit the tension between material forms outside the comic, the material forms that influence the comic’s creation, and the material form taken by the work itself. They are examples of innovative comics made possible when material form is viewed as a structural force. Through analysing Greenberg’s methods for adapting existing works ‘through’ other material forms, I argue that material form is a structural force that can be analysed alongside optional conceptual structures such as the panel and gutter.'

Source: Sage Publishing.

Into the Frame : Graphic Novels Sally Zwartz , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking about Books for Children , July vol. 27 no. 3 2012; (p. 10-13)
CBCA Awards - Acceptance Speeches : Picture Books Jeannie Baker , Nicki Greenberg , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of The Children's Book Council of Australia , November vol. 55 no. 4 2011; (p. 7-8)
Picture Book of the Year : Joint Winners 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Childrens' Book Council of Australia , August vol. 55 no. 3 2011; (p. 10)

— Review of Mirror Jeannie Baker , 2010 single work picture book ; Hamlet Nicki Greenberg , 2010 single work graphic novel
Book Launch - Nicki Greenberg's Hamlet Bernard Caleo , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , February vol. 55 no. 1 2011; (p. 28-29)
Staged for the Page Cameron Woodhead , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 30 October 2010; (p. 19)

— Review of Hamlet Nicki Greenberg , 2010 single work graphic novel
Untitled W. Chew Chan , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , October vol. 90 no. 3 2010; (p. 35)

— Review of Hamlet Nicki Greenberg , 2010 single work graphic novel
Untitled Chris Flynn , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December 2010 - January 2011 no. 327 2010; (p. 70)

— Review of Hamlet Nicki Greenberg , 2010 single work graphic novel
Nicki Greenberg's Shakespeare's Hamlet Michael Janssen-Gibson , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , November vol. 25 no. 5 2010; (p. 22)

— Review of Hamlet Nicki Greenberg , 2010 single work graphic novel
Something Blotted in the State of Denmark Cefn Ridout , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 20-21 November 2010; (p. 22-23)

— Review of Hamlet Nicki Greenberg , 2010 single work graphic novel
Hamlet Reborn as a Blot on the Bard's Copybook Samantha Selinger-Morris , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 25-26 September 2010; (p. 16)
Hamlet Goes Graphic Samantha Selinger-Morris , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 5 October 2010; (p. 16)
The Story of My Book Nicki Greenberg , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: Writing Queensland , December 2010 - January 2011 no. 201 2011; (p. 8-9)
Judged By More than Their Covers Katharine England , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 16 April 2011; (p. 50-51)
There's More to the Story Terry Denton , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 20-21 August 2011; (p. 12-13)
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