Love's Labours Lost, Paperback

Love's Labours Lost Paperback

Edited by Jonathan Bate, Eric Rasmussen

Part of the The RSC Shakespeare series



From the Royal Shakespeare Company - a fresh new edition of Shakespeare's dazzling comedy.

This book includes: * An introduction to Love's Labour's Lost by award-winning scholar Jonathan Bate * The play - with clear explanatory notes on each page * A scene-by-scene analysis * An introduction to Shakespeare's career and the Elizabethan theatre * A rich exploration of approaches to staging the play The most enjoyable way to understand a Shakespeare play is to see it or participate in it.

This book presents a historical overview of Love's Labour's Lost in performance, recommends film versions, takes a detailed look at specific productions and includes interviews with three leading Directors - Terry Hands, Liz Shipman and Gregory Doran- so that we may get a sense of the extraordinary variety of interpretations that are possible - a variety that gives Shakespeare his unique capacity to be reinvented and made 'our contemporary' four centuries after his death.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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  • Category: Shakespeare plays
  • ISBN: 9780230217911


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