Twelve Plays

Twelve Plays

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ISBN-13: 9780192828132
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 04/02/1992
Series: World's Classics Series
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 4.50(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

St Anthony's College, Oxford

Table of Contents

Introductionvii
Select Bibliographyxiv
A Chronology of Anton Chekhovxv
Short Plays
On the High Road (1885)1
Swan Song (1887-8)25
The Bear (1888)35
The Proposal (1888-9)51
Tatyana Repin (1889)67
A Tragic Role (1889-90)87
The Wedding (1889-90)95
The Anniversary (1891)111
Smoking is Bad for You (1903)127
The Night Before the Trial (the 1890s)133
Four-Act Plays
The Wood-Demon (1889-90)143
Platonov (?1880-1)215
The Pronunciation of Russian Proper Names367
Explanatory Notes369

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