Rose Whyman's Anton Chekhov (Routledge Modern and Contemporary Dramatists) PDF

By Rose Whyman

ISBN-10: 0415411432

ISBN-13: 9780415411431

ISBN-10: 0415411440

ISBN-13: 9780415411448

Anton Chekhov deals a severe advent to the performs and productions of this canonical playwright, analyzing the genius of Chekhov's writing, theatrical illustration and dramatic philosophy.

Emphasising Chekhov’s endured relevance and his mastery of the tragicomic, Rose Whyman offers an insightful evaluate of his existence and paintings. All of Chekhov’s significant dramas are analysed, as well as his vaudevilles, one-act performs and tales. The works are studied relating to conventional feedback and more moderen theoretical and cultural standpoints, together with cultural materialism, philosophy and gender studies.

Analysis of key old and up to date productions, show the improvement of the drama, in addition to the playwright’s persisted allure. Anton Chekhov offers readers with an obtainable comparative learn of the connection among Chekhov's lifestyles, paintings and ideological thought.

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