Anton Chekhov (Routledge Modern and Contemporary Dramatists) by Rose Whyman

By Rose Whyman

Anton Chekhov deals a severe creation to the performs and productions of this canonical playwright, analyzing the genius of Chekhov's writing, theatrical illustration and dramatic philosophy.

Emphasising Chekhov’s persisted relevance and his mastery of the tragicomic, Rose Whyman presents an insightful evaluation of his existence and paintings. All of Chekhov’s significant dramas are analysed, as well as his vaudevilles, one-act performs and tales. The works are studied when it comes to conventional feedback and more moderen theoretical and cultural standpoints, together with cultural materialism, philosophy and gender studies.

Analysis of key old and up to date productions, reveal the improvement of the drama, in addition to the playwright’s persisted charm. Anton Chekhov presents readers with an available comparative research of the connection among Chekhov's existence, paintings and ideological thought.

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