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Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya" and the "Wood Demon"

Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya" and the "Wood Demon" (Paperback)

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"Uncle Vania" is Chekhov's best loved and perhaps his best composed play, yet this is the first book to be solely devoted to it in any language. Donald Rayfield brings his twenty years of research and writing and a century of others' critical studies to focus on Chekhov's art. He offers a close reading and interpretation of the play, paying special attention to the way in which it evolved from its prototype, the rarely performed comedy "The Wood Demon." This study of Chekhov's emergence as a dramatist of genius will be invaluable to students of drama, for here, for the first time, we can watch as a playwright turns failure into success and thus learn technical secrets of his art.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: from c 1900 -Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: plays & playwrights Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Publication Date: 01/01/1998 ISBN-13: 9781853994050  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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