Anton Chekhov: Early Short Stories, 1883-1888
Modern Library, 1999 - 642 pagina's
This collection, selected by Shelby Foote, presents seventy of Chekhov's early short stories, written between 1883 and 1888, in celebrated translations by Constance Garnett. One of the most memorable is "The Death of a Government Clerk, " a glorious parody in which a fawning official is undone by an ill-timed sneeze. "On the Road, " the history of an educated man's search for convictions, is one of Chekhov's finest dramatic stories and the source of his first full-length play, Ivanov. And in "The Steppe, " which marked a turning point in Chekhov's career, a boy's picaresque journey across the Russian heartland evokes the soul of Russia itself.
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... Ivan Ivanitch, put up here for dinner and went on towards evening." "Ah! ... Has
Varlamov been by or not?" "No, Ivan Ivanitch. His clerk, Grigory Yegoritch, went
by yesterday morning and said that he had to be to-day at the Molokans' farm.
"Good! so we will go after the waggons directly and then on to the Molokans'." "
Mercy on us, Ivan Ivanitch!" Moisey Moisevitch cried in horror, flinging up his
hands. "Where are you going for the night? You will have a nice little supper and
He has gone to the Molokans' 0 Lord, have mercy upon us!" The old man talked,
too, as though it were very cold, pausing and not opening his mouth properly;
and he mispronounced the labial consonants, stuttering over them as though his
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LibraryThing ReviewGebruikersrecensie - jburlinson - LibraryThing
My only intention here is to comment on a couple of translations of some of Chekhov’s stories. Of the celestial stories themselves or their author’s supreme literary excellence, well I’m just not that ... Volledige review lezen
LibraryThing ReviewGebruikersrecensie - JVioland - www.librarything.com
Absolutely brilliant. Highly recommended. In my opinion, he is the greatest short story writer of all time. Volledige review lezen
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