The Classic Collection of Anton Chekhov's Short Stories: Volume I (51 Short Stories) (Illustrated)

The Classic Collection of Anton Chekhov's Short Stories: Volume I (51 Short Stories) (Illustrated)

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The Classic Collection of Anton Chekhov's Short Stories: Volume I (51 Short Stories) (Illustrated) by Anton Chekhov

*Illustrated
*Includes Table of Contents

Anton Chekhov (1860-1904) may have suffered an untimely death, but he squeezed the most out of his 44 years of life. Chekhov was a Russian physician, dramatist and author who is considered to be one of the greatest writers in history, particularly in the genre of short stories.

Chekhov’s major innovation near the end of the 19th century was in what became known as “stream-of-consciousness” writing, in which he eschewed common traditional story structure and simply wrote as though he was thinking aloud. Renowned writers like James Joyce and William Faulkner would eventually run with this theme, producing classics in the same vein. Chekhov was one of Russia’s most famous and popular writers in his time, producing well-received works like The Lady with the Dog and The Bishop.

This edition of Chekhov’s Classic Collection of Short Stories: Volume I is specially formatted with a Table of Contents and is illustrated with over a dozen pictures of Chekhov.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940013505032
Publisher: Charles River Editors
Publication date: 11/20/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 972,155
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

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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