Another of Hamlet’s Books? Petrarch’s De Remediis Utriusque Fortunae, by Thomas Twyne

Another of Hamlet’s Book...

In Act II, Scene ii of Hamlet the Prince enters reading a book. When Polonius asks Hamlet, “What do you read, my Lord?” Hamlet answers, accurately, but with petulant sarcasm, “Words, words, words.” In the exchange between the two which follows over the “matter,” Hamlet refers directly to the author of the....