Chekhov: Lady with the Dog / Edition 1

Chekhov: Lady with the Dog / Edition 1

by Anton Chekhov
     
 

ISBN-10: 1853992402

ISBN-13: 9781853992407

Pub. Date: 01/01/1998

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

Chekhov's Dama s sobachkoy (1899) is perhaps the most celebrated example of his shorter prose and one of the most famous stories in Russian literature. The tale of an adulterous liaison, set in Yalta, it shows to greatest effect Chekhov's propensity for the conjuring of mood and atmosphere. The tale's modernity is displayed too in its anticlimactic

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Chekhov's Dama s sobachkoy (1899) is perhaps the most celebrated example of his shorter prose and one of the most famous stories in Russian literature. The tale of an adulterous liaison, set in Yalta, it shows to greatest effect Chekhov's propensity for the conjuring of mood and atmosphere. The tale's modernity is displayed too in its anticlimactic conclusion of poignant open-endedness: ' ...and it was clear to both that the end was still far, far off and that the most complicated and difficult part was only beginning.'

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781853992407
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
01/01/1998
Series:
Russian Texts Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
115
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.30(d)

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