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The Other Chekhov

Anton Chekhov

Published February 25th 2008
ISBN : 9780972967983
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240 pages
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Father of the contemporary short story, Anton Chekhov is widely known as a master of the subtle and the quotidian. But many of the more than 500 stories Chekhov published during his lifetime are deeply grounded in the realities of war, poverty, andMoreFather of the contemporary short story, Anton Chekhov is widely known as a master of the subtle and the quotidian. But many of the more than 500 stories Chekhov published during his lifetime are deeply grounded in the realities of war, poverty, and violence that shaped daily life in nineteenth-century Russia. This volume presents ten lesser-known masterpieces from this other Chekhov, each introduced by a contemporary author such as Pinckney Benedict, Fred Chappell, Christopher Coake, Jeff Parker, Benjamin Percy, or David R. Slavitt.