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Love's Labour's Lost

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"Love's Labour's Lost"
Excerpt from Act 1, Scene 1: The king of Navarre's park.

Actors: Jo Stone-Fewings (Ferdinand)

Clip length: 15 sec.
  Performed by:
The Royal Shakespeare Company (www.rsc.org.uk)

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Synopsis:

When the men decide to exclude their women to concentrate on cerebral matters, the women go to extraordinary lengths to make themselves missed.

Love's Labour's Lost - a comedy from the Western Front of the Sex War.

Rated PG-13. Contains scenes of men behaving stupidly.

"Just when you thought it was safe to go back to letter writing!"
- Bill Microshaft

History:

Probably written in 1594

"Newly corrected and augmented by Shakespeare" probably first published in 1597-8

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You can read the full text of
"Love's Labour's Lost" at MIT.edu:
"Love's Labour's Lost: Entire Play"

You can find a full synopsis of
"Love's Labour's Lost" at Bardweb.net:
"Shakespeare Resource Center - Love's Labour's Lost"

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