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Sea-Gull A Play in Four Acts

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ISBN-10: 1494261650

ISBN-13: 9781494261658

Edition: N/A

Authors: Anton Chekhov

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The Sea-Gull - Anton Checkov: A Play In Four Acts - New Edition The Seagull is a play by Russian dramatist Anton Chekhov, written in 1895 and first produced in 1896. The Seagull is generally considered to be the first of his four major plays. It dramatises the romantic and artistic conflicts between four characters: the famous middlebrow story writer Boris Trigorin, the ingenue Nina, the fading actress Irina Arkadina, and her son the symbolist playwright Konstantin Treplev.The character of Trigorin is considered Chekhov's greatest male role, though, like Chekhov's other full-length plays, The Seagull relies upon an ensemble cast of diverse, fully developed characters. In contrast to the…    
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Book details

List price: $8.95
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 11/24/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 70
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.16" tall
Weight: 0.418
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…