Five Plays : Ivanov, The Seagull, Uncle Vanya, Three Sisters, and The Cherry Orchard

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Human folly and beauty in Russian domestic dramas.

If you're looking to dive into the depths of Russian literature and the complexities of human emotions, these plays by Chekhov are a treasure. Not only do they offer a window into the Russian soul with their poignant exploration of love, loss, and the pursuit of happiness, but they also resonate with timeless themes that bridge the gap between the 19th century and today. The characters' inner conflicts and the lush depictions of Russian life are sure to captivate your imagination and offer profound insights into the human condition.

Five Plays : Ivanov, The Seagull, Uncle Vanya, Three Sisters, and The Cherry Orchard

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ISBN: 9780199536696
Date of Publication: 2008-09-01
Format: Paperback
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Chekhov's worldwide reputation as a dramatist rests on five great plays: Ivanov, The Seagull, Uncle Vanya, Three Sisters, and The Cherry Orchard. All are presented in this collection, taken from the authoritative Oxford Chekhov, in Ronald Hingley's acclaimed translation. Hingley has also written an introduction specifically for this volume in which he provides a detailed history of Chekhov's involvement in the theater and an assessment of his accomplishment as a dramatist.About the Series: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, voluminous notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.
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