Chekhov's Selected Stories (Arc Classics)

Chekhov's Selected Stories (Arc Classics)

Arcturus Publishing

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Anton Chekhov's short stories were some of the most influential in modern literature. Relying on subtlety and clever characterisation rather than explicit action, his sketches of Russian life bring out comedy, tragedy and all aspects of human nature. This collection features some of Chekhov's most celebrated stories, including 'Vanka', 'The Lady with a Dog' and 'Sleepy'.

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Anton Chekhov (1860-1904), the author of hundreds of short stories and several plays, is regarded by many as both the greatest Russian storyteller and the father of modern drama. He described the Russian life of his time using a deceptively simple technique devoid of obtrusive literary devices, thereby becoming the prominent representative of the late nineteenth-century Russian realist school. His early stream-of-consciousness style strongly influenced the literary world, including writers such as James Joyce.

Pub Date: 20218
Format: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 5.00 x 8.00 inches


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