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Anton Chekhov

(1860—1904) Russian dramatist and short-story writer

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Chekhov, Anton [Pavlovich]

Chekhov, Anton [Pavlovich] (1860–1904)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to American Theatre (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
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291 words

The great Russian writer of stories and plays did not achieve American recognition until nearly twenty years after his death. ...

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The Oxford Guide to Literature in English Translation

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2006
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Literature
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i. Fiction, Prose, and Letters ...

English was one of the last major languages into which Anton Chekhov's stories and plays

Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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Encyclopedias
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76 words

who worked closely with Konstantin Stanislavsky at the Moscow Art Theatre. His major plays, The Seagull (1896), ...

Chekhov, Anton

Chekhov, Anton (17 Jan. 1860)   Reference library

The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

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2010
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(b. Taganrog, Russia, 17 Jan. 1860; d. Badenweiler, Germany, 2 July 1904) ...

Playwright and short story

Chekhov, Anton

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

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2005
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
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1,124 words

(1860–1904) ...

Russian playwright and short-story writer. Best known for his four major plays, The Seagull (1896), ...

Chekhov, Anton

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The Companion to Theatre and Performance

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2010
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Performing arts, Theatre
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946 words

(1860–1904) ...

Russian writer. Best known for his four major plays, The Seagull (1896), Uncle Vanya (...

Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich

Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich   Reference library

The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
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683 words

(1860–1904), ...

Russian dramatist, the one best known outside Russia. He came of humble parentage, but graduated as a doctor from Moscow University in ...

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