Short Description for Plays At a time when the Russian theatre was dominated by formulaic melodramas and farces, Chekhov created a new sort of drama that laid bare the everyday lives, loves and yearnings of ordinary people. Ivanov depicts a man stifled by inactivity and lost idealism, and The Seagull contrasts a young mans selfish romanticism with the stoicism of a woman cruelly abandoned by her lover. With the scenes from c
- Format: eBook 416 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780141906270
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