A Life of Anton Chekhov

A Life of Anton Chekhov

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This portrait of the great Russian dramatist and writer Anton Chekhov assesses his achievements as a doctor, scholar, teacher, explorer and penologist as well as exploring his general creative evolution. Chekhov's faults - his irascibility, hesitancy and inconsistencies - are studied as well as his virtues. Ronald Hingley, lecturer and critic, has edited and translated Chekhov's literary works for "The Oxford Chekhov". His other books include biographies of Stalin and Dostoevsky.show more

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  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 129.54 x 195.58 x 27.94mm | 362.87g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 16 pp b&w plates, 4 half-tones, bibliography, index
  • 0192852000
  • 9780192852007

About Ronald Hingley

About the Author Ronald F. Hingley is University Lecturer in Russian at Oxford University. He has translated Chekhov's entire oeuvre for The Oxford Chekhov and is the author of several books, including Pasternak: A Biography, Undiscovered Dostoevsky, and A New Life of Anton Chekhov.show more

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