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Loves Labours Lost (Modern Library Classics)
Loves Labours Lost (Modern Library Classics)
 
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Author : William Shakespeare Jonathan Bate Eric Rasmussen
Publisher : Modern Library
ISBN# : 9780812969146
Pages : 224
Price :INR 359
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Book Description

The Sparkling repartee between the fair visitors from France and their host in Navarre, whose vow to study out of sight of woman is quickly broken, makes Loves Labours Lost one of the most delightful and stageworthy of Shakespears comedies.

Widely considered Shakespeares most intellectually challenging comedy, "Loves Labours Lost" nevertheless offers a feast of broad, farcical humor, plot twists, Elizabethan cultural allusions, and irrepressibly clever turns-of-phrase.
Under the editorial supervision of Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen, two of todays most accomplished Shakespearean scholars, this Modern Library series incorporates definitive texts and authoritative notes from "William Shakespeare: Complete Works," Each play includes an Introduction as well as an overview of Shakespeares theatrical career; commentary on past and current productions based on interviews with leading directors, actors, and designers; scene-by-scene analysis; key facts about the work; a chronology of Shakespeares life and times; and black-and-white illustrations.
Ideal for students, theater professionals, and general readers, these modern and accessible editions set a new standard in Shakespearean literature for the twenty-first century.
Praise for "William Shakespeare: Complete Works"
"A remarkable edition, one that makes Shakespeares extraordinary accomplishment more vivid than ever."
-James Shapiro, professor, Columbia University, bestselling author of "A Year in the Life of Shakespeare: 1599"
"Two eminent Shakespeareans . . . have applied modern editing techniques and recent scholarship to correct and update the First Folio. . . . Superb."
"-The New York Times"
"A feast of literary and historical information."
"-The Wall Street Journal"
"I look forward to using it over many years, enjoying Bates perceptive comments, trusting Rasmussens textual scholarship."
-Peter Holland, president of theShakespeare Association of America and editor of "Shakespeare Survey"

 

 
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