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There are 15 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Chekhov".

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1. Happy Birthday Anton Pavlovich

Today, January 29, is Anton Pavlovich Chekhov's 162nd birthday. Let's celebrate!

Tags: russian literature, literature, chekhov
2. The Fiasco, by Anton Chekhov

In honor of Chekhov's birthday, we present his story, "The Fiasco," translated by Bob Blaisdell. And a video version...

Tags: marriage, translations, short stories, fiction, chekhov
3. The First and Last National Census

Late January 2022 marks 125 years since the first thorough count of the Russian Empire’s population was begun in 1897. What was the significance of this endeavor, how was it carried out, and what were its results?

Tags: chekhov, government, population, census
4. A Valentine Gift: He and She

In which we review Him & Her, Daria Geller’s marvelous, heartbreaking, new short film, inspired by Chekhov’s “Он и Она” (properly, “He and She”). A perfect film to enjoy for Valentine's Day.

Tags: chekhov, film, women, relationships, love
5. 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
6. 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
7. Dissecting Chekhov

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

Tags: reviews, fiction, books, chekhov
8. Coronavirus 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
9. 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
10. 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

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