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The three sisters : a play

Author: David Mamet; Vlada Chernomordik; Anton Pavlovich Chekhov
Publisher: New York : Grove Weidenfeld, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Evergreen edView all editions and formats
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In this, his third adaptation of a Chekhov play, Pulitzer Prize- winning author David Mamet offers a contemporary, highly accessible version of Chekhov' s The Three Sisters. Working from a literal translation by Vlada Chernomordik, Mamet has rediscovered the characteristically modern chords in this powerful play and breathes new life into a timeless classic. This is Chekhov rendered in direct, colloquial language  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mamet, David.
Three sisters.
New York : Grove Weidenfeld, 1991
(OCoLC)551347995
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Mamet; Vlada Chernomordik; Anton Pavlovich Chekhov
ISBN: 0802132766 9780802132765
OCLC Number: 23384810
Notes: Adaptation of: Tri sestry.
"An Evergreen book"--Cover.
Description: 112 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: by Anton Chekhov ; adapted by David Mamet from a literal translation by Vlada Chernomordik.

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In this, his third adaptation of a Chekhov play, Pulitzer Prize- winning author David Mamet offers a contemporary, highly accessible version of Chekhov' s The Three Sisters. Working from a literal translation by Vlada Chernomordik, Mamet has rediscovered the characteristically modern chords in this powerful play and breathes new life into a timeless classic. This is Chekhov rendered in direct, colloquial language marked by Mamet' s finely tuned ear for dialogue.

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