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The complete plays : Anton Chekhov

Summary: This stunning new translation presents the only truly complete edition of the plays of one of the greatest dramatists in history. Anton Chekhov is a unique force in modern drama, his works interpreted and adapted internationally and beloved for their brilliant wit and understanding of the human condition. This volume contains work never previously translated, including the newly discovered farce The Power of Hypnotism, the first version of Ivanov, Chekhov's early humorous dialogues, and a description of lost plays and those Chekhov intended to write but never did. -- Publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9780393330694 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0393330699 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: print
    lx, 1060 p. : port. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York ; London : W. W. Norton, 2007.

Content descriptions

General Note:
This translation originally published: 2006.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: Preface -- Anton Chekhov's brief life -- Chronology of Chekhov's life -- A note on the translation -- Guide to transliteration and pronunciation -- Introduction -- Early experiments -- Untitled play (without patrimony [disinherited] or Platonov) -- Variants -- Along the highway -- Collaboration -- The power of hypnotism / Anton Chekhov and Ivan Shcheglov -- Humorous dialogues and parodies -- The fool, or, The retired captain -- A young man -- Unclean tragedians and leprous playwrights -- An ideal examination -- "Chaos-vile in Rome" -- A mouth as big as all outdoors -- Honorable townsfolk -- At the sickbed -- The case of the year 1884 -- A drama -- Before the eclipse -- The sudden death of a steed, or The magnanimity of the Russian people! -- Plays -- Swan song (calchas) -- Variants -- The evils of tobacco, first version -- Ivanov, first version -- Variants -- The bear -- Variants -- The proposal -- Variants -- Ivanov, final version -- Variants -- Tatyana Repina -- An involuntary tragedian (from the Life of vacationers) -- Variant -- The wedding -- Variants -- The wood goblin -- Variants -- The celebration -- Variants -- The eve of the trial -- Variants -- The seagull -- Variants -- Uncle Vanya -- Variant -- Three sisters -- Variants -- The evils of tobacco, final version -- The cherry orchard -- Variants -- Appendix. Lost and unwritten plays.
Language Note:
Translated from the Russian.
Subject: Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich 1860-1904 Translations into English

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