The Lady with the Dog and Other Stories

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Anton Chekhov was born on January 29, 1860, in Taganrog, Russia, on the Sea of Azov. Anton Pavlovich Chekhov would eventually become one of Russia's most cherished storytellers. Especially fond of vaudevilles and French farces, he produced some hilarious one-act plays, but it is his full-length tragedies that have secured him a place among the greatest dramatists of all time.

Chekhov began writing short stories during his days as a medical student at the University of Moscow. ...

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Overview

Anton Chekhov was born on January 29, 1860, in Taganrog, Russia, on the Sea of Azov. Anton Pavlovich Chekhov would eventually become one of Russia's most cherished storytellers. Especially fond of vaudevilles and French farces, he produced some hilarious one-act plays, but it is his full-length tragedies that have secured him a place among the greatest dramatists of all time.

Chekhov began writing short stories during his days as a medical student at the University of Moscow. After graduating in 1884 with a degree in medicine, he began to freelance as a journalist and writer of comic sketches. Early in his career, he mastered the form of the one-act and produced several masterpieces of this genre including The Bear (1888) in which a creditor hounds a young widow, but becomes so impressed when she agrees to fight a duel with him, that he proposes marriage, and The Wedding (1889) in which a bridegroom's plans to have a general attend his wedding ceremony backfire when the general turns out to be a retired naval captain "of the second rank".

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  • ISBN-13: 9781499239836
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/24/2014
  • Pages: 110
  • Sales rank: 942,887
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.23 (d)

Table of Contents

The Lady with the Dog 3
A Doctor's Visit 31
An Upheaval 51
Ionitch 65
The Head of the Family 95
The Black Monk 103
Volodya 155
An Anonymous Story 177
The Husband 293
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 15, 2012

    A great collection of short stories by Chekhov. My favorite was

    A great collection of short stories by Chekhov. My favorite was The Lady with the Dog.

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