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There are 12 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Chekhov".

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1. The Show Must Go On

A Russian theater takes to an unusual medium to perform its adaptation of Chekhov's "Cherry Orchard."

Tags: st. petersburg, chekhov, Internet, theater, coronavirus
2. Writers in Isolation

Russian literature is rich with experiences of isolation. We check in with a few famous writers of the past.

Tags: Ulitskaya, Yesenin, Tsvetaeva, Tolstoy, Chekhov
3. Dissecting Chekhov

Translation is an art, not a science. And translating Chekhov is a particularly challenging art.

Tags: reviews, fiction, books, chekhov
4. Coronovirus Coping: Russian Lit has the Answers

Russian literature has an answer for everything. In the times of coronovirus, this is your guide.

Tags: Solzhenitsyn, bunin, chekhov, dostoevsky, tolstoy, literature
5. The Beauties

On the occasion of the great writer’s 160th birthday, we offer up one of his lesser-known classics, newly translated.

Tags: women, fiction, chekhov
6. #TBT Happy Birthday Anton Pavlovich

Yesterday, January 29, was Anton Pavlovich Chekhov's 160th birthday. Let's celebrate!

Tags: russian literature, literature, chekhov
7. When Chekhov Met Tolstoy

On this day in 1895, two Titans of Russian literature met for the first time and had a swim. Or did they?

Tags: Yasnaya Polyana, Tolstoy, Chekhov
8. Six Books

We review books of fiction (Chekhov, Remizov, the Brothers Strugatsky, and Anderson) and an enticing cookbook.

Tags: cuisine, literature, chekhov
9. Happy Chekhov Day!

Today is Chekhov's birthday (he's 156). We celebrate by kicking of several months of Daily Chekhov quotes, and share a few other things...

Tags: Chekhov, quotes, literature, russian literature
By The Editors
10. Bliny

In honor of Maslenitsa, we offer this great story/essay by Chekhov on bliny: "Did you know that bliny have been around for over a thousand years, since what is known as the old Slavonic ab ovo...? They appeared on earth before Russian history began and have lived through it all from the beginning to the last page, without any doubt, invented, like the samovar, by Russian minds...."

Tags: bliny, holidays, maslenitsa, chekhov
By Anton Chekhov

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