What Is the Summary of "All for Love" by John Dryden?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 25, 2020 6:07:36 AM ET

"All for Love" is a tragedy reminiscent of a Shakespearean drama, presented in a classical theatrical style. It was alternately titled, "The World Well Lost" and was first acted and printed in 1677. Some scholars compare the play to Shakespeare's "Antony and Cleopatra" in that it tells of the tragic final hours of the two famed lovers.