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Five Plays: Ivanov, The Seagull, Uncle Vanya, Three Sisters, The Cherry Orchard
     

Five Plays: Ivanov, The Seagull, Uncle Vanya, Three Sisters, The Cherry Orchard

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by Anton Chekhov, Ronald Hingley (Translator)
 

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Chekhov's worldwide reputation as a dramatist rests on five great plays: Ivanov, The Seagull, Uncle Vanya, Three Sisters, and The Cherry Orchard. All are presented in this collection, taken from the authoritative Oxford Chekhov, in Ronald Hingley's acclaimed translation. Hingley has also written an introduction specifically for this volume in which he provides

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Chekhov's worldwide reputation as a dramatist rests on five great plays: Ivanov, The Seagull, Uncle Vanya, Three Sisters, and The Cherry Orchard. All are presented in this collection, taken from the authoritative Oxford Chekhov, in Ronald Hingley's acclaimed translation. Hingley has also written an introduction specifically for this volume in which he provides a detailed history of Chekhov's involvement in the theater and an assessment of his accomplishment as a dramatist.

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ISBN-13:
9780192834126
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
05/28/1998
Series:
Oxford World's Classics Series
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 5.00(h) x 0.70(d)

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Anton Chekhov (1860-1904) was a Russian author of plays and short stories. Although Chekhov became a physician and once considered medicine his primary career, he gained fame and esteem through writing, ultimately producing a number of well-known plays, including The Seagull and Uncle Vanya, and a large body of innovative short stories that influenced the evolution of the form.

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Five Plays: Ivanov, The Seagull, Uncle Vanya, Three Sisters, The Cherry Orchard 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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You may enjoy this volume, if you care for modernized English rewrites according to the tastes and limitations of a translator not particularly concerned with preserving the subtle genius of the original author's world view. Otherwise, look for another volume.