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By Vera Gottlieb | Comments: ( 796 ) | Date: ( Nov 19, 2019 )

This book examines the strangely neglected area of Chekhov s one act plays and the evolution of his comedy techniques These short pieces, written between 1885 and 1903, reveal many of the comic and distancing effects which are to be found in the major plays Still frequently performed, they tell us as much about Chekhov s philosophy as his use of theatre, and justify hisThis book examines the strangely neglected area of Chekhov s one act plays and the evolution of his comedy techniques These short pieces, written between 1885 and 1903, reveal many of the comic and distancing effects which are to be found in the major plays Still frequently performed, they tell us as much about Chekhov s philosophy as his use of theatre, and justify his view of himself as a writer of comedies Vera Gottlieb describes the playwright s approach to theatre in the light of contemporary Russian traditions a succinct resume of French comedy and vaudeville on the Russian stage provides the background for an interesting assessment of the degree of innovation in Chekhov s one act plays Russian sources have been used extensively, while an appendix includes new translations of two little known theatre sketches by Chekhov This 1982 book is a vital addition to criticism of Chekhov and the Russian stage.


  • Title: Chekhov and the Vaudeville: A Study of Chekhov's One-Act Plays
  • Author: Vera Gottlieb
  • ISBN: 9780521136983
  • Page: 154
  • Format: Paperback

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Comments Chekhov and the Vaudeville: A Study of Chekhov's One-Act Plays

  • Zac Davis

    Reading this in prep for directing CHERRY ORCHARD and have to say - good stuff to get ready to mine the humor of the piece. It's dry, academic writing but well researched and clear.


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