Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

Standard Name: Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich


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Education Rumer Godden
RG 's determination to become a writer fuelled a continued self-education. Books were hard to come by in India, yet she managed to find and devour recent publications: Edith Sitwell 's Troy Park and Façade...
Education Ann Quin
Yet at this time books discovered in the public library taught her the possibilities in writing: Greek and Elizabethan dramatists. Dostoievsky (Crime and Punishment and Virginia Woolf 's The Waves . ....
Education Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
She read voraciously, preferring writers with the geographical rootedness which she herself lacked: George Eliot , Thomas Hardy , Charles Dickens , and from beyond the English tradition Marcel Proust , James Joyce , Henry James
Intertextuality and Influence Romer Wilson
The play traces a bourgeois family's fall from riches to rags as a result of the levelling down of classes in the Russian Revolution. The action begins in 1912 and runs until 1921, the year...
Intertextuality and Influence Pam Gems
The play's development was influenced by another project PG was working on at the time, a translation of Uncle Vanya. Her own play, she explains, was much influenced by Chekhov , I had tried...
Intertextuality and Influence Edna O'Brien
EOB 's imaginative development was nourished by her wide reading, and consideration of a number of writers helped to shape her own style and vision. She has said in (April 2002) that one learns the...
Intertextuality and Influence Ann Quin
In her short autobiographical article Leaving School—XI, AQ mentions having been writing stories since the age of seven to entertain myself.
Quin, Ann. “Leaving School—XI”. London Magazine, Vol.
new series 6
, pp. 63-8.
Her urge to write was fostered by her discovery of Dostoyevsky 's...
Intertextuality and Influence George Bernard Shaw
GBS published Heartbreak House (with two other plays), a Chekhov ian drama about the corruption of British society on the eve of the First World War.
Cox, Michael, editor. The Oxford Chronology of English Literature. Oxford University Press.
Weintraub, Stanley, editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 10. Gale Research.
Intertextuality and Influence Teresa Deevy
TD began writing as a child, producing stories about family doings for her mother and sisters. During her last years at school, from 1911, the school magazine, St Ursula's Annual, featured her stories. Living...
Intertextuality and Influence Anita Desai
AD 's work weaves together a wide range of cultural and literary references: the Mahabharata and the Bhagavadgîtâ, as well as such European authors as E. M. Forster , T. S. Eliot , Dickinson
Intertextuality and Influence Antonia Fraser
The setting of this novel is a theatre festival at the grand country home of a former stage star, Christabel Cartwright; Chekhov 's The Seagull, which is to be performed, provides a hidden parallel...
Intertextuality and Influence Katherine Mansfield
This particular story, however, was adapted without acknowledgment from one by Chekhov . It appears that KM 's conscience was not clear about this unmentioned debt.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Intertextuality and Influence Elizabeth Taylor
As a child Betty Coles (later ET ) wrote plays (with very short scenes each demanding a new and elaborate setting) and stories. She said she always wanted to be a novelist.
Leclercq, Florence. Elizabeth Taylor. Twayne.
At twelve...
Leisure and Society Kate Parry Frye
When in London KPF enjoyed going to the theatre, often with John Robert Collins . She loved Votes for Women! by Elizabeth Robins in April 1907, thought Ibsen 's A Doll's House splendid in March...
Leisure and Society Jennifer Johnston
Although JJ says she is always reading contemporary young men and women writers coming out of Ireland today,
Moloney, Caitriona et al. Irish Women Writers Speak Out: Voices From the Field. Syracuse University Press.
in her short list of her most beloved books Ireland is just outnumbered by England and...


1897: Anton Pavlovich Chekhov published at St Petersburg...

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Anton Pavlovich Chekhov published at St PetersburgP'esy, a book of plays.

1901: Tri Sestry (The Three Sisters) by Anton Pavlovich...

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Tri Sestry (The Three Sisters) by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov appeared on stage (in Moscow) and in print.

1904: Anton Pavlovich Chekhov's final play, Vishnevyi...

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Anton Pavlovich Chekhov 's final play, Vishnevyi Sad (The Cherry Orchard), both appeared in print in a journal and was produced at the Moscow Art Theatre .

November 1909: The recently established Glasgow Repertory...

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November 1909

The recently established Glasgow Repertory Theatre Company performed the first British production of Chekhov , with The Seagull, at the Royalty Theatre , Glasgow.

28 May 1911: Anton Pavlovich Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard...

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28 May 1911

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov 's The Cherry Orchard was first performed in England (in Constance Garnett 's translation): by the Incorporated Stage Society at the Aldwych Theatre in London.

June 1925: The Independent Labour Party founded an Arts...

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June 1925

The Independent Labour Party founded an Arts Guild to promote socialist drama and performance.


Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich. The Plays of Tchehov. Translator Garnett, Constance, Chatto and Windus, 1923.
Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, and Edward Garnett. The Tales of Tchehov. Translator Garnett, Constance, Chatto and Windus, 1922.