Love's Labour's Lost: Readings

The readings for Love's Labour's Lost centre on the world of the court, and of the "academy" where learning is pursued; they glance too at the comic potential of courtly love in a parody of its extremes.

  1. John Lyly: introduction
  2. John Lyly: three passages from Endimion
  3. Discussions of the use of wit and learning
The King of Navarre
The King of Navarre

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