Chekhov: The Essential Plays: The Seagull, Uncle Vanya, Three Sisters & the Cherry Orchard
ISBN: 0375761349
EAN13: 9780375761348
Language: English
Pages: 288
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 8.00" L x 5.00" W
Format: Paperback
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Book Overview
Because Chekhov s plays convey the universally recognizable, sometimes comic, sometimes dramatic, frustrations of decent people trying to make sense of their lives, they remain as fresh and vigorous as when they were written a century ago. Gathered here in superb new renderings by one of the most highly regarded translators of our time versions that have been staged throughout the United States, Canada, and Great Britain are Chekhov s four essential masterpieces for the theater.
Editor Reviews
From the front Cover Because Chekhov's plays convey the universally recognizable, sometimes comic, sometimes dramatic, frustrations of decent people trying to make sense of their lives, they remain as fresh and vigorous as when they were written a century ago. Gathered here in superb new renderings by one of the most highly regarded translators of our time--versions that have been staged throughout the United States, Canada, and Great Britain--are Chekhov's four essential masterpieces for the theater.