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Anton Chekhov's life and thought : selected letters and commentary

Author: Anton Pavlovich Chekhov; Michael Henry Heim; Simon Karlinsky
Publisher: Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, [1999], ©1973.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of Chekov's correspondence is weighted heavily toward the letters dealing with literary and intellectual matters. It provides insight into Chekov's development as a writer.

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Genre/Form: Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: Anton Pavlovich Chekhov
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anton Pavlovich Chekhov; Michael Henry Heim; Simon Karlinsky
ISBN: 0810114607 9780810114609
OCLC Number: 294489321
Notes: Originally published: Letters of Anton Chekhov. New York : Harper & Row, 1973.
Description: xiv, 494 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction - the gentle subversive; the Taganrog metamorphis; the medical student who wrote for humour magazines; serious literature; success as a playwright - ""Ivanov""; a sense of literary freedom; the journey to Sakhalin; Western Europe; the busy years; settled life; ""The Seagull""; the inescapable diagnosis; Nice, the Dreyfus case; Yalta; ""Three Sisters""; marriage; ""The Cherry Orchard"".
Other Titles: Correspondence.
Responsibility: translated from the Russian by Michael Henry Heim, in collaboration with Simon Karlinsky ; selection, introduction, and commentary by Simon Karlinsky.

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