Selected Stories by Anton Chekhov

Selected Stories Paperback Sep 13 1995

By Anton Chekhov
View all 2 formats and editions
Paperback
$3.39 USD

With an Introduction and Notes by Joe Andrew, Professor of Russian Literature, Keele University. Anton Chekhov is widely regarded as one of the greatest writers of short stories. He constructs stories where action and drama are implied rather than described openly, and which leave much to the reader's imagination. This collection contains some of the most important of his earliest and shortest comic sketches, as well as examples of his great, mature works. Throughout, the doctor-turned-writer displays compassion for human suffering and misfortune, but is always able to see the comical, even farcical aspects of the human condition. Chekhov sees and depicts life with unwavering honesty and truthfulness, although a clear moral sense can be detected beneath his apparent objectivity.

Need Help?

Shipping Information Bookwitty Returns and Exchanges

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publisher
Wordsworth Editions Ltd
Publication date
Sep 13 1995
Language
English
Pages
208
ISBN-13
9781853262883
ISBN-10
1853262889
Weight
134g
Dimensions
129.0mm x 198.0mm