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- Penguin Publishing Group 2006; US$ 7.95
Anton Chekhov The Major Plays Ivanov * The Sea Gull * Uncle Vanya * The Three Sisters * The Cherry Orchard ?Let the things that happen onstage be just as complex and yet just as simple as they are in life,? Chekhov once declared. ?For instance, people are having a meal, just having a meal, but at the same time, their happiness is being created, or... more...
- The Floating Press 2008; US$ 5.99
The Seagull is the first of Anton Checkov's four full-length plays. It explores the romantic and artistic tension in the relationships between a young woman, a fading older lady, her playwright son and a popular story writer. The play references Shakespeare's Hamlet both in text and content. It has a cast of eclectic characters whose principle... more...
- The Floating Press 2008; US$ 3.95
Uncle Vanya is one of Anton Checkov's four major plays. It was first performed in 1900, the year after its publication, under direction by the celebrated Konstantin Stanislavski. The text reworks an earlier play by Checkov, The Wood Demon . Critics have attempted to follow Checkov's method and artistic development by tracking the changes he... more...
- OBERON BOOKS Ltd 2015; US$ 12.99
First performed at the Moscow Art Theatre in 1904, directed by Konstantin Stanislavski, The Cherry Orchard remains a classic of the theatre. Completed less than a year before his death at the age of forty-four, Chekhov?s last ?comedy? still ranks supreme as a human tragedy of dispossession with audiences and actors alike. Peter Gill?s luminous version... more...
- The Floating Press 1916; US$ 4.95
The Cherry Orchard was written by Chekhov as a comedy, but directed by Stanislavski as a tragedy on its premier. The play has maintained the dual nature of these intentions ever since. An aristocratic family return to their estate on the eve of auction. Though alternatives present themselves, the family is apathetic and their property is sold. The... more...
- The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99
Fans of short fiction will love this collection from Anton Chekhov, the Russian author and physician whom many critics regard as one of the masters of the short story. The pieces brought together in this volume span a wide range of themes and highlight the subtle genius that sets Chekhov's work apart from his peers. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 13.00
Includes a new forward by the screenwriter Mary Bing In Anton Chekhov?s The Duel the escalating animosity between two men with opposed philosophies of life is played out against the backdrop of a seedy resort on the Black Sea coast. Laevsky is a dissipated romantic given to gambling and flirtation; he has run off with another man?s wife, the... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 4.99
Written in Chekhov's signature style, these letters ascertain his undisputable status as master of the written word. Besides dealing with personal matters, they also offer an interesting commentary on his various works as well as the political and social scenario of that age. Chekhov's characteristic blend of vivid narration and wit makes them... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2004; US$ 5.99
The importance of Chekhov's stories is now recognized by readers as well as by fellow authors. Their themes - alienation, the absurdity and tragedy of human existence - have as much relevance today as when they were written, and this superb new translation captures their modernist spirit. Among the fourteen stories included are 'The Lady with... more...