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1st Edition

A Biographical and Critical Study

ISBN 9780367725839
Published June 16, 2021 by Routledge
306 Pages

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Book Description

This book, first published in 1950, is a balanced examination of Chekhov’s life and work, a critical analysis of his stories and plays set against the background of his life the Russia of the day. Using Chekhov’s works, biographical details, and, more importantly, his many thousands of letters, this book presents a comprehensive critical study of the writer and the man.

Table of Contents

1. Taganrog  2. Early Years in Moscow  3. Fragments  4. New Time  5. Successes and Doubts  6. Sakhalin and Europe  7. Melikhovo  8. Chekhov’s Review of Russia  9. The Moscow Art Theatre and Yalta  10. Chekhov’s Approach to Fiction  11. Chekhov’s Last Years: His Approach to Drama  12. Chekhov’s Last Months

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