Anton Chekhov's Life and Thought: Selected Letters and Commentary

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Northwestern University Press, 1997 - 494 Seiten
First published in 1973, this collection of Chekhov's correspondence is widely regarded as the best introduction to this great Russian writer. Weighted heavily toward the correspondence dealing with literary and intellectual matters, this extremely informative collection provides fascinating insight into Chekhov's development as a writer. Michael Henry Heim's excellent translation and Simon Karlinsky's masterly headnotes make this volume an essential text for anyone interested in Chekhov.
 

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Inhalt

THE GENTLE SUBVERSIVE
1
THE TAGANROG METAMORPHOSIS
33
THE MEDICAL STUDENT WHO WROTE FOR HUMOR MAGAZINES
38
SERIOUS LITERATURE
53
1VANOV
68
A SENSE OF LITERARY FREEDOM
87
THE JOURNEY TO SAKHALIN 1
152
WESTERN EUROPE
183
THE SEAGULL
280
THE INESCAPABLE DIAGNOSIS
290
NICE THE DREYFUS CASE
305
YALTA
321
x1v THREE SISTERS MARRIAGE
385
THE CHERRY ORCHARD
440
EPILOGUE
475
Bibliography
479

THE BUSY YEARS
201
SETTLED LIFE
248

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Über den Autor (1997)

Simon Karlinsky is professor emeritus in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of California, Berkeley.

Michael Henry Heim is professor of Slavic languages and literatures at UCLA. He is the author of Contemporary Czech and the translator of many works, including Dubravka Ugresic's Fording the Stream of Consciousness and In the Jaws of Life and Other Stories, also published by Northwestern University Press.

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