Love’s Labour’s Lost

 Comedy by Shakespeare. There may also have been a companion play, now lost, called Love’s Labour’s Won.

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  • Love's Labour's Lost — a comedy (1594 95?) by Shakespeare. * * * ▪ work by Shakespeare       early comedy in five acts by William Shakespeare (Shakespeare, William), written sometime between 1588 and 1597, more likely in the early 1590s, and published in a quarto… …   Universalium

  • Love’s Labour’s Lost — a play (c. 1595) by William Shakespeare. The story is about a king and three of his lords who decide to keep away from women for three years and spend the time studying. When the Princess of France arrives with three of her ladies, the four men… …   Universalium

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