Short Stories 1892-1894 (Rasskazy i povesti) Russian edition [NOOK Book]

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Chekhov had at first written stories only for financial gain, but as his artistic ambition grew, he made formal innovations which have influenced the evolution of the modern short story. His originality consists in an early use of the stream-of-consciousness technique, later adopted by James Joyce and other modernists, combined with a disavowal of the moral finality of traditional story structure. He made no apologies for the difficulties this ...
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Short Stories 1892-1894 (Rasskazy i povesti) Russian edition

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Overview

Chekhov had at first written stories only for financial gain, but as his artistic ambition grew, he made formal innovations which have influenced the evolution of the modern short story. His originality consists in an early use of the stream-of-consciousness technique, later adopted by James Joyce and other modernists, combined with a disavowal of the moral finality of traditional story structure. He made no apologies for the difficulties this posed to readers, insisting that the role of an artist was to ask questions, not to answer them.

ATTENTION: In Russian -- free sample is corrupted, but full e-book contains embedded fonts, so you will see readable text. Tested on Nook and Nook for PC.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012154996
  • Publisher: Arpine Babloyan
  • Publication date: 1/31/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 863,939
  • File size: 510 KB

Meet the Author

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (29 January 1860 – 15 July 1904) was a Russian short-story writer, playwright and physician, considered to be one of the greatest short-story writers in the history of world literature. His career as a dramatist produced four classics and his best short stories are held in high esteem by writers and critics. Chekhov practiced as a doctor throughout most of his literary career: "Medicine is my lawful wife", he once said, "and literature is my mistress."
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  • Posted June 4, 2011

    DOES NOT DISPLAY AS PROMISED

    When downloaded, this is just as 'corrupted' as the sample, NOT a good buy.

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