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Chekhov, a study of the four major plays by Richard Arthur Peace

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English


  • Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904 -- Dramatic works

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementRichard Peace.
LC ClassificationsPG3458.Z9 D755 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination186 p. ;
Number of Pages186
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3184759M
ISBN 100300029616
LC Control Number83040001

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  A physician by trade, Anton Chekhov was the author of many plays and short stories, and is widely regarded as the most notable dramatist writing at the turn of the twentieth century. His four greatest tragicomedies – The Seagull, Uncle Vanya, Three Sisters and The Cherry Orchard – enshrine his status as one of the founding fathers of.   Her theory is verified through a close examination of four of Chekhov's major plays: The Seagull, Uncle Vanya, Three Sisters, and The Cherry Orchard. Zubarev presents a compelling approach to literary analysis, and explores the enigmatic roots of Chekhov's universal significance. Her mythopoetic study sheds light on why Chekhov's plays are Cited by: 3.   All of the major works are in this book, so it's an excellent starting point for people who want to read some of Anton Chekhov's plays. I also highly recommend a book that contains Chekhov's short stories, which are much more in number and equally s: This launched Chekhov's career as a playwright, and Stanislavski would go on to produce Chekhov's Uncle Vanya, Three Sisters, and The Cherry Orchard. In , Chekhov married Russian actress Olga Knipper, who had acted in many of his plays in Moscow. Their marriage lasted only three years: Chekhov died of tuberculosis in

Plays Four-Act Plays. Untitled Play (Пьеса без названия, discovered 19 years after the author's death in manuscript form with title page missing; most commonly known as Platonov in English; )—adapted in English by Michael Frayn as Wild Honey (); Ivanov (Иванов, )—a play in four acts; The Wood Demon (Леший, )—a comedy in four acts; eight years. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Chekhov: The Four Major Plays by Curt Columbus and Anton Chekov (, Trade Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! Anton Pavlovich Chekhov was born in the provincial town of Taganrog, Ukraine, in In the mids, Chekhov became a physician, and shortly thereafter he began to write short stories. Chekhov started writing plays a few years later, mainly short comic sketches he called vaudvilles. Get this from a library! Chekhov: the major plays. [Anton Pavlovich Chekhov; Jean Claude Van Itallie] -- Despite the abundant variety of Chekhov translations available in bookstores and libraries, American directors and actors have sought out these versions by Jean-Claude van Itallie to make them the.