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ISBN13: 9780804769655
ISBN10: 0804769656
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Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904) overturned the dramatic conventions of his day and laid the groundwork for contemporary approaches to directing and acting. Now, for the first time, the full lyricism, humor, and pathos of his greatest plays are available to an English-speaking audience. Marina Brodskaya's new translations of Ivanov, The Seagull, Uncle Vanya, Three Sisters, and The Cherry Orchard not only surpass in accuracy all previous translations, but also provide the first complete English text of the plays, restoring passages entirely omitted by her predecessors. This much-needed volume renders Chekhov in language that will move readers and theater audiences alike, making accessible his wordplay, unstated implications, and innovations. His characters' vulnerabilities, needs, and neuroses—their humanity—emerge through their genuine, self-absorbed conversations. The plays come to life as never before and will surprise readers with their vivacity, originality, and relevance.

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A fresh, lively, accurate, and, for the first time, complete translation in English of Chekhov's five most famous plays.

About the Author

Marina Brodskaya is a translator, interpreter, and teacher who was born and raised in Leningrad/St. Petersburg. She now lives in Northern California.

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ISBN:
9780804769655
Author:
Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
Translator:
Brodskaya, Marina
Author:
Brodskaya, Marina
Author:
Marina, Brodskaya
Author:
Chekhov Anton
Author:
Anton Chekhov
Subject:
Continental european
Subject:
Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich
Subject:
Drama-Women and Ethnic
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Publication Date:
20101031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
312
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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Arts and Entertainment » Drama » European Anthology
Arts and Entertainment » Drama » Plays
Arts and Entertainment » Drama » Women and Ethnic
History and Social Science » World History » General
Science and Mathematics » Mathematics » Applied

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