Ivanov (Plays for Performance)

Ivanov (Plays for Performance)

By: Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (author), Peter Christensen (translator), Yasen Peyankov (translator), Peter Christensen (editor), Yasen Peyankov (editor)Paperback

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The first of Chekhov?s full-length dramas, Ivanov treads a fine line between broad comedy and tragic melodrama. Ivanov, the young estate owner, is too intelligent and too bored to endure his provincial life. He is a "superfluous man," attracted to a beautiful young woman who threatens his moral foundations and leads him ultimately to tragedy. This new translation beautifully captures Chekhov's dialogue for modern audiences.

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About Author

The Plays for Performance series is edited by Nicholas Rudall, former artistic director of the Court Theatre at the University of Chicago where he is professor of classics, and Bernard Sahlins, founder and director of the Second City. They both live in Chicago, Illinois.

Product Details

  • publication date: 02/10/2001
  • ISBN13: 9781566634083
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 128
  • ID: 9781566634083
  • weight: 108
  • ISBN10: 1566634083

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