The Klingon Hamlet

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Februar 2000



For too long, readers throughout the Federation have been exposed to "The Tragedy of Khamlet, Son of the Emperor of Qo'nos," that classic work of Klingon(TM)literature, only through inadequate and misleading English translations. Now at last, thanks to the tireless efforts of the Klingon Language Institute, this powerful drama by the legendary Klingon playwright, Wil'yam Shex'pir, can be appreciated in the elegance and glory of its original tongue. This invaluable volume contains the complete text of the play, along with an English translation for easy consultation and comparison. In addition, an incisive introduction explains the play's crucial importance in Klingon culture, while copious notes illustrate how the debased English version diverges from the original, often distorting and even reversing the actual meaning of the verses. "Khamlet, the Restored Klingon Version," is a work that belongs in the library of every human who hopes truly to understand what it means to be Klingon.


The Klingon Language Institute was founded in 1992, embracing the wilful disbelief necessary to the study of an artifical language originally created as little more than a television prop. The KLI both teaches and studies the warrior Klingon tongue and has composed original fiction in addition to translations of a range of works from Shakespeare to books of the Bible.
EAN: 9780671035785
ISBN: 0671035789
Untertitel: Star Trek All Series. Ed. by The Klingon Language Institute. 'Star Trek (Unnumbered Paperbac'. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2000
Seitenanzahl: 240 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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