Fonds REDP - Papers of Theodore Redpath relating to Hamlet

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Papers of Theodore Redpath relating to Hamlet


  • 1967-c 1992 (Creation)

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2 boxes

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Born London 17 August 1913; Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge 1950-97; Assistant Lecturer in English, Cambridge University 1951-54, Lecturer 1954-80. Books include Tolstoy (1960), The Young Romantics and Critical Opinion, 1807-24 (1973); Ludwig Wittgenstein: a student's memoir (1990). Married Sarah Campbell-Taylor in 1964 (one son, two daughters). Died in Cambridge, 30 January 1997.

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Gift of Mrs Sarah J. C. Green, March 2023.

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Drafts of lectures for a course titled "Hamlet: Problems of Interpretation" and drafts of chapters for an unfinished book based on these lectures. These are accompanied by a small group of related writings and notes.

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