[Download kindle] The Chekhov: The Seagull (Russian Texts)Author Anton Pavlovich Chekhov – Bilb-weil.de

Seems to be an excellent translation Well designed edition. Chaykais the first of Anton Chekhov s four celebrated plays While its first performance was a fiasco, the play was revived inand staged by the newly founded Moscow Art Theatre, who adopted Chekhov and built their own success on masterly performances of his plays, beginning with The Seagull Produced by Nemirovich Danchenko, with Konstantin Stanislavsky as Trigorin and Meyerhold as Treplev, it was a triumph for both the Theatre and the playwright In this play Chekhov first demonstrated his innovatory technique of indirect action and new dramatic structure and his skill in creating atmosphere on the stage and portraying subtle shifts in human relationships Treplev s modernist symbolist play within the play is only one of The Seagull s links with Shakespeare s Hamlet Chekhov s comedy is firmly established as one of the great classics of twentieth century European drama