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Love's Labour's Lost - H.R. Woudhuysen, William Shakespeare
Love's Labour's Lost
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780174435570 (0174435576)
Publisher: Arden Shakespeare
Edition language: English
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Grack21
Grack21 rated it
1.0 Love's Labor's Lost (Pelican Shakespeare Series)
Blech.
Inklings
Inklings rated it
I knew nothing about this play when I started it, and I must say that I was often confused. The plot is basic enough : a King and three young lords swear off women for three years and then immediately fall in love with a princess and her three attending ladies. There is a great deal of banter. Unfo...
Reading Adler's List
Reading Adler's List rated it
2.0 Love's Labour Lost
Four men who vow not to be distracted from their studies by love end up getting distracted. They all fall in love. Not to the same woman, but to four different women. It all seems somewhat lacking in drama and conflict.Instead, Love’s Labour Lost indulges in wordplay. Stichomythic conversations ...
UNICORN PORN FOR ALL
UNICORN PORN FOR ALL rated it
2.0
You know what I'm not crazy about? Shakespeare's comedies
lonesomepoint
lonesomepoint rated it
This is probably the most difficult Shakespearean play I've read, because it's almost nothing but wordplay and witticism. Otherwise, the plot could be explained in a few sentences. But for some reason I found it charming.
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