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Love's Labour's Lost Overview

Love's Labour's Lost Overview

  • Category: Comedy
  • Period written: 1595
  • First known performance:
  • Number of lines: 2758
  • Number of scenes: 9
  • Total Characters: 21
  • Prose/Verse: 35%/65%
  • Folios: Folio 1 (1632, based on Q1), Folio 2 (1632), Folio 3 (1663-4), Folio 4 (1685)
  • Quartos: Quarto 1 (1598), Quarto 2 (1631)
  • Possible Sources: The Chronicles of Enguerrand de Monstrelet (T. Johnes, 1400–1444), The French Academie (T. Bowes, 1586), The History of the Civil Wars of France (H.C. Davila, 1678), Gesta Grayorum (W. W. Greg., 1688), Travels of Sir Jerome Horsey in Russia at the Close of the Sixteenth Century (E. A. Bond, 1856)

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