Five Plays: Ivanov / The Seagull / Uncle Vanya / The Three Sisters / The Cherry Orchard
Publish date: July 9th 1998
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
, 20th Century
, 19th Century
, Russian Literature
This collection of Chekhov's major and most well-known plays has to be one of my most valued possessions. Each story is unique, each plot has its own theme, the characters could undoubtedly have existed and not just been imagined. Chekhov's plays seem to have a strong effect on me, I could see mysel...
IntroductionFurther ReadingChronologyTranslator's NoteGlossary--Ivanov--The Seagull--Uncle Vanya--Three Sisters--The Cherry OrchardNotes
Reading, as opposed to seeing Chekhov is quite a strange experience because of his impressionistic technique - nothing is explained, everything is surface, the opposite of the great classic novels of Tolstoy and Dostoevsky which are all psychology. There are motifs, as in poetry, which emerge or sin...
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