Ivanov

Ivanov

by Anton Chekhov
     
 

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The first of Chekhov's full-length dramas, Ivanov treads a fine line between broad comedy and tragic melodrama.

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The first of Chekhov's full-length dramas, Ivanov treads a fine line between broad comedy and tragic melodrama.

Editorial Reviews

Time Out (San Francisco)
The director wanted 'a language that would sound, in the mouths of American actors, as fresh and vivid as the original Russian.' Schmidt succeeds. Slang and modern idiom are woven almost seamlessly into the script.
Sacramento Bee
Schmidt's translation has a lean, sharp, sorrowfully funny style...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780906399958
Publisher:
Amberlane
Publication date:
12/31/1989
Series:
Plays Series
Pages:
63

Meet the Author

The Plays for Performance series is edited by Nicholas Rudall, former artistic director of the Court Theatre at the University of Chicago where he is professor of classics, and Bernard Sahlins, founder and director of the Second City. They both live in Chicago, Illinois.

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