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The principal actors in Shakespeare's performing troupe
Published in 1604-5 and is used as the basis for Quartos 3 and 4 as well as the First Folio.
This modern-language version has been prepared by updating the public domain text from Project Gutenberg with frequent reference to the old-spelling versions of Q2 mounted for internet access by Bernice Kliman (the Enfolded Hamlet) and Michael Best (New Internet Shakespeare Editions). Spelling and punctuation for the most part follow modern practice, though a few early-modern forms have been retained (e.g. corse for corpse). The Quarto spelling of the Queen’s name, Gertrad, has been changed throughout to the customary Gertrude.
This version was prepared by David Evett. Additions and other contributions by Jeffrey Jordan (http://www.hamletregained.com).