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Author Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904.

Title The cherry orchard : a comedy in four acts / Anton Chekhov ; translated from the Russian by Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Theatre Communications Group, c2015.
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  891.723 CHE    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  891.723 CHE    AVAILABLE
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Description xxi, 191 pages ; 22 cm.
Note "...restoration of the 1903 text made on the basis of materials published in volume 13 of Chekhov, A. P., Complete Works and Letters (Moscow: Academy of Sciences, 1978), 321-334..."--page xiv.
Contents Introduction / Richard Pevear -- A note on the 1903 script / Richard Nelson -- The cherry orchard : 1903 script -- The Cherry Orchard : 1904 Moscow Art Theatre script.
Summary " "Pevear and Volokhonsky are at once scrupulous translators and vivid stylists of English."-The New Yorker. There have always been two versions of Chekhov's masterwork: the one with which we are all familiar, as revised and staged by Konstantin Stanislavsky at the Moscow Art Theatre in 1904, and the one Chekhov had originally wrote. Now, for the first time in any language, both full versions are available in a single volume. By reconstructing the original pre-rehearsal script that Chekhov submitted, the translators shed new light on one of the central works of the modern theater."-- Back cover.
Subject Gentry -- Russia -- Drama.
Social change -- Russia -- Drama.
Rich people -- Russia -- Drama.
Russia -- Social conditions -- Drama.
Genre Comedies.
Drama. (OCoLC)fst01423879.
Added Author Nelson, Richard, 1950- translator.
Pevear, Richard, 1943- translator, writer of introduction.
Volokhonsky, Larissa, translator.
ISBN 9781559364843
155936484X
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