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Anton Chekhov - Uncle Vanya (Methuen Student Editions) - 9780413774712 - V9780413774712
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Uncle Vanya (Methuen Student Editions)

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Description for Uncle Vanya (Methuen Student Editions) Paperback. A masterpiece of Russian drama, now in a student edition Translator(s): Frayn, Michael. Series: Student Editions. Num Pages: 176 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DD; DSG. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 198 x 130 x 12. Weight in Grams: 152.
A masterpiece of Russian drama, now in a student edition Along with Three Sisters and The Cherry Orchard, Uncle Vanya is credited as one of Chekhov's masterpieces and a significant precursor of modern drama. Set on a country estate in late nineteenth century Russia, Uncle Vanya is in part a study of the enervation of Russian middle-class provincial life. The major dynamics between the characters themselves are centred on two obsessive love affairs that lead nowhere and a flirtation that brings disaster. Mixing the tragic and the absurd and dealing with a form that allows for ambiguity and contradiction, Uncle ... Read more

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About Anton Chekhov
Michael Frayn's work for the stage includes Alphabetical Order, Make and Break and Noises Off, all of which received Best Comedy of the Year awards, while Benefactors was named Best Play of the Year. His other works include Democracy (National Theatre and West End prior to Broadway) and Copenhagen (winner of numerous awards including the Evening Standard and Critics' Circle ... Read more

Reviews for Uncle Vanya (Methuen Student Editions)
It is the element of might-have-been in Chekhov's characters that makes their sense of waste so tragic ... I know of no more moving climax in world drama.
Michael Frayn has left his signature upon our contemporary enjoyment of Chekhov...this Uncle Vanya possesses all the scrupulous, subtly idiomatic life we have come to expect from his hand, ... Read more

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