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THE CHEKHOV COLLECTION: Novellas Short Stories Plays Letters & Diary - Three Sisters Seagull The Shooting Party Uncle Vanya Cherry Orchard Chameleon Tripping Tongue On The Road Vanka Ward No Six Swedish Match Nightmare Bear Reluctant Hero Joy… - cover

THE CHEKHOV COLLECTION: Novellas Short Stories Plays Letters & Diary - Three Sisters Seagull The Shooting Party Uncle Vanya Cherry Orchard Chameleon Tripping Tongue On The Road Vanka Ward No Six Swedish Match Nightmare Bear Reluctant Hero Joy…

Anton Chekhov

Translator Julian Hawthorne, Constance Garnett, Thomas Seltzer, Marian Fell, Herman Bernstein, Robert Edward Crozier Long, Alfred Edward Chamot, C. E. Bechhofer Roberts, S. S. Koteliansky, Gilbert Cannan, J. M. Murry, B. Roland Lewis, Leonard Woolf, Julius West

Publisher: Musaicum Books

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Summary

This unique edition of Anton Chekhov's collected works has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices.
Anton Chekhov (1860-1904) was a Russian physician, dramaturge and author who is often referred to as one of the seminal figures in the birth of early modernism in the theatre. He made no apologies for the difficulties he posed to the readers, insisting that the role of an artist was to ask questions, not to answer them.
Content: 
Introduction:
Biography by Constance Garnett 
Novel: 
The Shooting Party
Plays:
On the High Road
Swan Song
Ivanoff 
Anniversary
Jubilee
Proposal 
Wedding
Bear
Boor
Seagull 
Reluctant Hero
Uncle Vanya 
Three Sisters 
Cherry Orchard 
On the Harmfulness of Tobacco
Wood Demon
Novellas and Short Stories:
Living Chattel
Bliss 
Joy
At The Barber's
Enigmatic Nature
Classical Student
Matter of Classics
Death of A Government Clerk
Daughter of Albion
Trousseau
Inquiry
Fat and Thin
Tragic Actor
Slanderer
Bird Market
Choristers
Album
Minds in Ferment
Chameleon
In The Graveyard 
Oysters
Swedish Match
Safety Match
The Marshal's Widow
Small Fry
In an Hotel
Boots
Nerves
Country Cottage
Malingerers
Fish
Horsey Name
Gone Astray
Huntsman
Malefactor
Father of the Family
Dead Body
Cook's Wedding
In A Strange Land
Overdoing It
Old Age
Sorrow
Oh! The Public
Mari D'Elle
The Looking-Glass
Art
A Blunder
Children
Misery
Upheaval
Actor's End
The Requiem
Anyuta
Ivan Matveyitch
The Witch
Story Without an End
Joke
Agafya
Nightmare
Grisha
Love
Easter Eve
Ladies
Strong Impressions
Gentleman Friend
Happy Man
Privy Councillor
Day in the Country
At a Summer Villa
Panic Fears
Chemist's Wife
Not Wanted
Chorus Girl
Schoolmaster
Troublesome Visitor
Husband
Misfortune
Pink Stocking
Martyrs
First-Class Passenger
Talent
Dependents
Jeune Premier
In The Dark
Trivial Incident
Tripping Tongue
Trifle from Life 
Difficult People
In the Court
Peculiar Man
Mire
Dreams
Hush
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