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James Malpas

James Malpas is a young writer who recently graduated from Cambridge and now lives in London.

Was Hamlet present at Bruno’s lectures before giving up University as a job-lot of scoundrels and charlatans, leaving Wittenberg for a court grown purulent? He found himself unemployed, at best the self-appointed professional mourner. Offstage, Poland is racked with unrest. Four centuries later, Andrzej Wajda films Hamlet in gabled Cracow, where Faust (real and imagined) plied his...

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