Love's Labor's Lost | Critical Essay by J. M. Maguin

This literature criticism consists of approximately 4 pages of analysis & critique of Love's Labor's Lost.
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Critical Essay by J. M. Maguin

SOURCE: A review of Love's Labour's Lost, in Cahiers Élisabéthains, No. 39, 1991, pp. 87-9.

In the review below, Maguin offers a favorable review of the production of Love's Labour's Lost directed by Terry Hands. Maguin is appreciative of the unflagging rhythm of the production and the abilities of the principal actors, who expressed the dialogue with “rare clarity.”

Love's Labour's Lost, directed by Terry Hands, Royal Shakespeare Company, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, 23 January 1991, evening, back stalls centre.

The set, designed by Timothy O'Brien, combines richness of colour with architectural flatness. A dominantly green backdrop is fretted over with small splashes of autumn gold and red made to come to life as the lighting plays over them. Bushes and trees are formed into a series of screens beyond which, when they open...

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