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Plays: Ivanov; The Seagull; Uncle Vanya; Three Sisters; The CherryOrchard (Penguin Classics)

By: "Chekhov, Anton"

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Publisher: Penguin Classics:

Seller ID: 9780140447330

ISBN: 0140447334

Condition: GOOD


Anton Chekhov wrote that "narrative is my legal wife and drama a flamboyant, rowdy, impudent, exhausting mistress." At a time when the Russian stage was dominated by farces, formulaic melodramas, and vaudevilles, Chekhov created plays that focused on characters grappling with moral questions. His works baffled his audiences, but his sensitive explorations of love, loss, and time as well as his portrayal of complex characters and ambiguities, revolutionized the theater with an exhilarating new form of drama. This volume includes new translations, full explanatory notes, a chronology, sugge... View more info

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Six Great Modern Plays

By: "Chekhov, Anton"

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Publisher: Dell:

Seller ID: 9780440379843

ISBN: 0440379849

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The Duel (Modern Library Classics)

By: "Chekhov, Anton"

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Publisher: Modern Library:

Seller ID: 9780812970081

ISBN: 081297008X

Condition: GOOD


First published in 1891, this morality tale pits a scientist, a government worker, his mistress, a deacon, and a physician against one another in a verbal battle of wits and ethics that explodes into a violent contest: the duel. When Laevsky, a lazy youth who works for the government, tires of his dependent mistress, Nadyezhda Fyodorovna, Von Koren, the scientist, delivers a scathing critique of Loevsky's egotism, forcing the young man to examine his soul. "The Duel" is a tale of human weakness, the possibility of forgiveness, and a man's ultimate ability to change his ways. It is classic Chek... View more info

Chekhov : Chekhov the Major Plays (Sc) (Signet Classics)

By: "Chekhov, Anton"

Price: $1.48

Publisher: Signet Classics:

Seller ID: 9789997656889

ISBN: 9789997656889

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Five Great Short Stories (Dover Thrift Editions)

By: "Chekhov, Anton"

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Publisher: Dover Publications:

Seller ID: 9780486264639

ISBN: 0486264637

Condition: GOOD


Incisive, masterfully written tales -- set in Tsarist Russian milieux -- reveal noted author's skills in character, nuance, and setting development. Includes "The Black Monk" (1894), "The House with the Mezzanine" (1896), "The Peasants" (1897), "Gooseberries" (1898), and "The Lady with the Toy Dog" (1899). View more info

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Forty Stories (Vintage Classics)

By: "Chekhov, Anton"

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Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9780679733751

ISBN: 0679733752

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