[Read] ➪ Anton Chekhov's Selected Plays Author Anton Chekhov – E17streets4all.co.uk Letters is the largest collection of Chekhov s commentary on his plays ever to appear in an English language edition Criticism includes eleven essays by leading European and Russian Chekhov scholars, Letters is the largest collection of Chekhov s commentary on his plays ever to appear in an English language edition Criticism includes eleven essays by leading European and Russian Chekhov scholars, most appearing in English for the first time, including those by Boris Zingerman, Maria Deppermann, and Lev Shestor This volume also provides discussion of Chekhov s plays by some of the twentieth century s great directors, including Konstantin Stanislavsky, Peter Brook, and Mark RozovskyA Chronology and Selected Bibliography are also included.
Anton Pavlovich Chekhov Russian was born in the small seaport of Taganrog, southern Russia, the son of a grocer Chekhov s grandfather was a serf, who had bought his own freedom and that of his three sons in He also taught himself to read and write Yevgenia Morozova, Chekhov s mother, was the daughter of a cloth merchant When I think back on my childhood, Chekhov recalled, it all seems quite gloomy to me His early years were shadowed by his father s tyranny, religious fanaticism, and long nights in the store, which was open from five in the morning till midnight He attended a school for Greek boys in Taganrog and Taganrog grammar school The family was forced to move to Moscow following his father s bankruptcy At the age of , Chekhov became independent and remained for some time alone in his native town, supporting himself through private tutoringIn Chekhov entered the Moscow University Medical School While in the school, he began to publish hundreds of comic short stories to support himself and his mother, sisters and brothers His publisher at this period was Nicholas Leikin, owner of the St Petersburg journal Oskolki splinters His subjects were silly social situations, marital problems, farcical encounters between husbands, wives, mistresses, and lovers, whims of young women, of whom Chekhov had not much knowledge the author was shy Anton Chekhov's Selected Plays Epub Ç Anton Chekhov's with women even after his marriage His works appeared in St Petersburg daily papers, Peterburskaia If you re looking for a CBR and CBZ reader gazeta from , and Novoe vremia from Chekhov s first novel, Nenunzhaya pobeda , set in Hungary, parodied the novels of the popular Hungarian writer M r J kai As a politician J kai was also mocked for his ideological optimism By Chekhov had gained a wide fame as a writer His second full length novel, The Shooting Party, was translated into English in Agatha Christie used its characters and atmosphere in her mystery novel The Murder of Roger Ackroyd Chekhov graduated in , and practiced medicine until In Chekhov met HS Suvorin, who invited him to become a regular contributor for the St Petersburg daily Novoe vremya His friendship with Suvorin ended in because of his objections to the anti Dreyfus campaingn conducted by paper But during these years Chechov developed his concept of the dispassionate, non judgemental author He outlined his program in a letter to his brother Aleksandr Absence of lengthy verbiage of political social economic nature total objectivity truthful descriptions of persons and objects extreme brevity audacity and originality flee the stereotype compassion Chekhov s first book of stories was a success, and gradually he became a full time writer The author s refusal to join the ranks of social critics arose the wrath of liberal and radical intellitentsia and he was criticized for dealing with serious social and moral questions, but avoiding giving answers However, he was defended by such leading writers as Leo Tolstoy and Nikolai Leskov I m not a liberal, or a conservative, or a gradualist, or a monk, or an indifferentist I should like to be a free artist and that s all Chekhov said in The failure of his play The Wood Demon and problems with his novel made Chekhov to withdraw from literature for a period In he travelled across Siberia to remote prison island, Sakhalin There he conducted a detailed census of some , convicts and settlers condemned to live their lives on that harsh island Chekhov hoped to use the results of his research for his doctoral dissertation It is probable that hard conditions on the island also weakened his own physical condition From this journey was born his famous travel book T.
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