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Anton Chekhov - Seven Short Novels

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ISBN-10: 0393005526

ISBN-13: 9780393005523

Edition: 2003 (Reprint)

Authors: Anton Chekov, Barbara Makanowitzky, Gleb Struve

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List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/17/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.70" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov was born in the provincial town of Taganrog, Ukraine, in 1860. In the mid-1880s, Chekhov became a physician, and shortly thereafter he began to write short stories. Chekhov started writing plays a few years later, mainly short comic sketches he called vaudvilles. The first collection of his humorous writings, Motley Stories, appeared in 1886, and his first play, Ivanov, was produced in Moscow the next year. In 1896, the Alexandrinsky Theater in St. Petersburg performed his first full- length drama, The Seagull. Some of Chekhov's most successful plays include The Cherry Orchard, Uncle Vanya, and Three Sisters. Chekhov brought believable but complex personalizations to…    

Introduction
The duel
Ward no. 6
A woman's kingdom
Three years
My life (the story of a provincial)
Peasants
In the ravine