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The Folly of Wit and Masquerade in Love’s Labour’s Lost

C. L. Barber

in Shakespeare's Festive Comedy: A Study of Dramatic Form and Its Relation to Social Custom

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149523
eISBN:
9781400839858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149523.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost. It argues that the most striking thing about the play is how little Shakespeare used exciting action, story, or conflict; how far he went in ... More


Converting Names in Love's Labour's Lost

Gillian Woods

in Shakespeare's Unreformed Fictions

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199671267
eISBN:
9780191750670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671267.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Chapter 2 considers how Catholic content functions in an apparently apolitical comedy. Focusing on Love's Labour's Lost, it questions why the male romantic leads should be oddly encumbered with real ... More


Did Shakespeare Study Creative Writing?

Neil Rhodes

in Shakespeare and the Origins of English

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199245727
eISBN:
9780191715259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245727.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter moves from speech to writing and argues that while Shakespeare did not study ‘English’ as part of his own schooling, he nevertheless had a literary education. Elizabethan Latin learning ... More


Courtliness and laughter

Indira Ghose

in Shakespeare and Laughter: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076923
eISBN:
9781781700983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076923.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

The world of Baldassare Castiglione's Book of the Courtier (1528) displays a striking affinity with William Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost, not only with regard to the courtly arena that both ... More


‘The lunatic, the lover, and the poet’: Teaching, Perversion, and Subversion in The Taming of the Shrew and Love’s Labour’s Lost

Charlotte Scott

in Shakespeare and the Idea of the Book

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199212101
eISBN:
9780191705878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212101.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Written within about two or three years of each other, The Taming of the Shrew and Love’s Labour’s Lost are William Shakespeare’s only comedies to explore the pursuit of love through the semiotic of ... More


Three Hundred Years Out of Fashion

Drew Daniel

in The Melancholy Assemblage: Affect and Epistemology in the English Renaissance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823251278
eISBN:
9780823252701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251278.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Love’s Labour’s Lost is William Shakespeare’s first attempt to represent melancholy in drama, but one that has irritated playgoers for hundreds of years. The play offers both a fashionable courtly ... More


Humility: Love’s Labour’s Lost

Andy Mousley

in Re-Humanising Shakespeare: Literary Humanism, Wisdom and Modernity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623181
eISBN:
9780748652211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623181.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter explores in some depth the understanding expressed in Shakespearean comedy of what it is to live humbly, with a sense of one's own folly. It specifically takes up the theme of levelling ... More


Control over casting

Bart van Es

in Shakespeare in Company

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199569311
eISBN:
9780191744945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569311.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

‘Control over Casting’ begins with the rehearsal scenes of A Midsummer Night’s Dream and the amateur dramatics of Love’s Labour’s Lost. It presents the argument that these scenes depend on an ... More


Love’s Labour’s Won

Vincent Giroud

in Nicolas Nabokov: A Life in Freedom and Music

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199399895
eISBN:
9780199399932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199399895.003.0018
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The final chapter covers the last ten years of Nabokov’s life: his fifth and last marriage, to photographer Dominique Cibiel; his friendship with Robert Oppenheimer; his association with the Aspen ... More


Cosmetics and Poetics in Shakespearean Comedy

Farah Karim-Cooper

in Cosmetics in Shakespearean and Renaissance Drama

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748619931
eISBN:
9780748652204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619931.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter concentrates on Shakespeare's use of cosmetic signifiers as ingredients on the stage and tropes on the page, in constructing his own dramatic art in two comedies: A Midsummer Night's ... More


Cut and Run: Perceptual Cuts in Hearing, Seeing, and Remembering

Bruce R. Smith

in Shakespeare | Cut: Rethinking cutwork in an age of distraction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198735526
eISBN:
9780191822506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735526.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Chapter 3 considers the psychology of cuts and cutting. The early modern idea of perception as happening in a fluid state would seem to contrast with modern scientific demonstrations that perception ... More


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