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Hamlet: the second quarto and the folio

Dr John Lavagnino examines textual variants across the second quarto and the folio texts of *Hamlet*, explaining how they might have come about.

Dr John Lavagnino examines textual variants across the second quarto and the folio texts of Hamlet, explaining how they might have come about.

Please explore Hamlet, quarto 2 (1604) on the British Library’s Shakespeare in Quarto website , and Hamlet in the First Folio (1623) on the Folger website before and after watching this video. You can access these from the SEE ALSO section.

Dr John Lavagnino

Dr Lavagnino has been a member of the King’s Department of English since 2009 and his current work focuses on early modern drama from 1580 to 1642.

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