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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead | Study Guide

Tom Stoppard

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Author

Tom Stoppard

Year Published

1966

Type

Play

Genre

Comedy, Tragedy

About the Title

The title Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead is taken from one of the closing lines of William Shakespeare's play, Hamlet, in which the ambassador laments that everyone is dead. His announcement that Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are dead includes the question, "Where should we have our thanks?"—thanks for having carried out the order to kill them.

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