Re: Love's Labour's Wonne
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.0639 Wednesday, 2 April 2003
From: Bob Grumman <
Date: Tuesday, 1 Apr 2003 18:53:25 -0500
Subject: Subject: 14.0603 Re: Love's Labour's Wonne
John W. Kennedy writes regarding Bob Grumman <
>>Just now I also wonder what the sequel would have consisted of. Loves
>>Labours Lost seems to come to a pretty definite conclusion: all the boys
>>get their girls--they just have to wait.
>Yet why may not hijinks ensue?
No reason. But hijinx could follow almost any comedy. For me, Loves
Labours Lost just does not feel like it wants a sequel. For instance,
why do the women all tell the men that they will marry them in a year
and a day instead of simply dashing back to France without letting them
know whether they accepted them or not? There is no overt hook to a
second play in the alleged first.
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