|Notes on a Play|
|Printed in:||The Shakespeare Notebooks|
|The Shakespeare Notebooks|
|none||Exits and Entrances|
These handwritten notes on a single sheet within the Notebooks seem to be Shakespeare's first thoughts on the early scenes of Hamlet. Note that the ghost of Hamlet's father was to take on a rather different aspect originally.
- The Doctor addresses himself as "the Magician", and claims a previous meeting with Hamlet.
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