Love in Love’s Labour’s Lost: Ontological Foundation or Laughing Matter?

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Mousley, Andy;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Société Française Shakespeare
  • Subject: Peines d’amour perdues | amour | comédie | folie | narcissisme | ontologie | comedy | folly | love | ontology | self-love | Love’s Labour’s Lost

Love’s labour is often lost in Shakespeare’s (un)romantic comedy because love is folly and lovers, ridiculous. We know, however, that Shakespeare delights in paradoxes and reversals which alert us to the possibility of finding wisdom in folly and folly in self-professed... View more
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