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Anton Chekhov

75 contributions found for Russian Life and/or Chtenia.

Anton Chekhov ANTON CHEKHOV (1860-1904) was a doctor, a playwright and a prolific master of the short story (having written over 400 by the time he was 26). His stories are often ironic observations on human nature that seem simple on the surface, yet hide deep veins of human emotion.


In Autumn

Chtenia: Fall 2017
A lesser known story by the master of the short story and drama.
Author: Anton Chekhov
Translator: Peter Constantine

Gooseberries

Chtenia: Spring 2017
An excerpt from Chekhov's classic tale about the different notions of happiness.
Author: Anton Chekhov
Translator: Constance Garnett

Happiness

Chtenia: Spring 2017
Two old men pass the night sharing tales of buried treasures, wondering at the happiness they might bring. Meanwhile, they are seemingly unaware of the beautiful treasures of nature that surround them in the here and now.
Author: Anton Chekhov
Translator: Constance Garnett

Rothschild's Fiddle

Chtenia: Fall 2015
In this, one of Chekhov's last stories, a man nears the end of his life and finds that music is one of the few things that has ever given him comfort. And he uses it to make amends.
Author: Anton Chekhov
Translator: Marian Fell

Lights

Chtenia: Fall 2014
A little-known story by the master.
Author: Anton Chekhov
Translator: Constance Garnett and Olga Kuzmina

Ionich

Chtenia: Spring 2011

Author: Anton Chekhov
Translator: Constance Garnett and Paul E. Richardson
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Joy

Chtenia: Winter 2011

Author: Anton Chekhov
Translator: Constance Garnett and Paul E. Richardson
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A Foolish Frenchman

Chtenia: Fall 2010

Author: Anton Chekhov
Translator: Lydia Razran Stone and Constance Garnett
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A Horsey Name

Chtenia: Fall 2010

Author: Anton Chekhov
Translator: Brendan Kiernan
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About Love

Chtenia: Fall 2010

Author: Anton Chekhov
Translator: Lydia Razran Stone and Constance Garnett
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