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Book Chekhov  The Cherry Orchard

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  • Author : James N. Loehlin
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 2006-09-14
  • ISBN : 0521825938
  • Pages : 207 pages

Download or read book Chekhov The Cherry Orchard written by James N. Loehlin and published by Cambridge University Press. This book was released on 2006-09-14 with total page 207 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A study of the performance history of Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard.

Book The Cherry Orchard

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  • Author : Anton Chekhov
  • Publisher : Hackett Publishing
  • Release : 2010-09-15
  • ISBN : 1603844457
  • Pages : 110 pages

Download or read book The Cherry Orchard written by Anton Chekhov and published by Hackett Publishing. This book was released on 2010-09-15 with total page 110 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Drawn from Sharon Marie Carnicke's volume of Chekhov, Four Plays and Three Jokes (Hackett), this edition of The Cherry Orchard features Carnicke's groundbreaking translation of a play that has been called Chekhov's ultimate theatrical coup d'etat.* * Donald Rayfield, The Cherry Orchard: Catastrophe and Comedy

Book The Cherry Orchard

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  • Author : Anton Pavlovich Chekhov
  • Publisher : Library of Alexandria
  • Release : 2014-03-10
  • ISBN : 1465590412
  • Pages : 202 pages

Download or read book The Cherry Orchard written by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov and published by Library of Alexandria. This book was released on 2014-03-10 with total page 202 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:

Book The Cherry Orchard

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  • Author : Anton Chekhov
  • Publisher : Prabhat Prakashan
  • Release : 2021-01-01
  • ISBN :
  • Pages : 52 pages

Download or read book The Cherry Orchard written by Anton Chekhov and published by Prabhat Prakashan. This book was released on 2021-01-01 with total page 52 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A room which is still called the nursery. One of the doors leads into ANYA'S room. It is close on sunrise. It is May. The cherry-trees are in flower but it is chilly in the garden. There is an early frost. The windows of the room are shut. DUNYASHA comes in with a candle, and LOPAKHIN with a book in his hand. LOPAKHIN. The train's arrived, thank God. What's the time? DUNYASHA. It will soon be two. [Blows out candle] It is light already. LOPAKHIN. How much was the train late? Two hours at least. [Yawns and stretches himself] I have made a rotten mess of it! I came here on purpose to meet them at the station, and then overslept myself . . . in my chair. It's a pity. I wish you'd wakened me. DUNYASHA. I thought you'd gone away. [Listening] I think I hear them coming.

Book The Cherry Orchard

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  • Author : Anton Pavlovich Chekhov
  • Publisher : Dramatic Publishing
  • Release : 1980
  • ISBN : 9780871292834
  • Pages : 76 pages

Download or read book The Cherry Orchard written by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov and published by Dramatic Publishing. This book was released on 1980 with total page 76 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Cambridge Literature is a series of literary texts edited for study by students aged 14 18 in English-speaking classrooms. It will include novels, poetry, short stories, essays, travel-writing and other non-fiction. The series will be extensive and open-ended, and will provide school students with a range of edited texts taken from a wide geographical spread. It will include writing in English from various genres and differing times. The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov is translated by Pam Gems and edited by Brian Woolland, Department of Film and Drama, Reading University."

Book The Cherry Orchard

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  • Author : David Mamet
  • Publisher : Grove Press
  • Release : 1987
  • ISBN : 9780802130020
  • Pages : 112 pages

Download or read book The Cherry Orchard written by David Mamet and published by Grove Press. This book was released on 1987 with total page 112 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Mamet, in this unique adaptation of one of the great masterpieces of the theater, allows us to see Anton Chekhov's "The Cherry Orchard" in totally new and surprising ways. As Mamet explains in his introduction, he views the play "as a series of scenes about sexuality and, particularly, frustrated sexuality" rather than about a dying Russia. The result, said 'The Sentinel,' "blows a gust of fresh air into the old play" while the Chicago Sun-Times called it "audacious [and] consistently arresting." "Mamet the adaptor has turned Chekhov's Cherry Orchard into a Mamet play. Mamet's ear is famously impeccable, the dialogue is always authentic and convincing . . . . This is a tribute to its strong point of view and clear point of departure. If nothing else, it will help to undermine our silly critical notions of 'definitive' Chekhov. Mamet has made me rethink the play." - Robert Brustein, 'The New Republic'

Book The Cherry Orchard

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  • Author : Anton Chekhov
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 2010-07-12
  • ISBN : 0393339114
  • Pages : 208 pages

Download or read book The Cherry Orchard written by Anton Chekhov and published by W. W. Norton & Company. This book was released on 2010-07-12 with total page 208 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: “Senelick’s accomplishment is astounding.”—Library Journal Anton Chekhov is a unique force in modern drama, his works cherished for their brilliant wit and insight into the human condition. In this stunning new translation of one of Chekhov’s most popular and beloved plays, Laurence Senelick presents a fresh perspective on the master playwright and his groundbreaking dramas. He brings this timeless trial of art and love to life as memorable characters have clashing desires and lose balance in the shifting eruptions of society and a modernizing Russia. Supplementing the play is an account of Chekhov’s life; a note on the translation; an introduction to the work; and variant lines, often removed due to government censorship, which illuminate the context in which they were written. This edition is the perfect guide to enriching our understanding of this great dramatist or to staging a production.

Book The Cherry Orchard

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  • Author : Anton Chekhov
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 2016-12-15
  • ISBN : 1350013609
  • Pages : 160 pages

Download or read book The Cherry Orchard written by Anton Chekhov and published by Bloomsbury Publishing. This book was released on 2016-12-15 with total page 160 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: 'Frayn's translation, which strikes me as splendidly lucid and alive . . . will be acted again and again' New Statesman In Chekhov's tragi-comedy - perhaps his most popular play - the Gayev family is torn by powerful forces deeply rooted in history and the society in which they live. Their estate is hopelessly in debt: urged to cut down their beautiful cherry orchard and sell the land for holiday cottages, they struggle to act decisively. Originally published to coincide with Peter Hall's National Theatre production in 1978, this edition features the revised translation staged by Sam Mendes at the Aldwych Theatre, London, in 1989, starring Judi Dench and Ronald Pickup. Commentary and notes by Nick Worrall

Book The Cherry Orchard  and Other Plays

Download or read book The Cherry Orchard and Other Plays written by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov and published by The Floating Press. This book was released on 2009-01-01 with total page 421 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Cherry Orchard was written by Chekhov as a comedy, but directed by Stanislavski as a tragedy on its premier. The play has maintained the dual nature of these intentions ever since. An aristocratic family return to their estate on the eve of auction. Though alternatives present themselves, the family is apathetic and their property is sold. The play addresses the vast changes to the Russian social casts at the time, and the general cultural futility experienced by the aristocracy and bourgeoisie in their shifting roles.

Book The Cherry Orchard  by Anton Chekhov

Download or read book The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov written by Myra Hope Bobbitt and published by . This book was released on 1994 with total page 0 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:

Book The Cherry Orchard

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  • Author : Anton Chekhov
  • Publisher : ReadHowYouWant.com
  • Release : 2008-09-25
  • ISBN : 1442935375
  • Pages : 126 pages

Download or read book The Cherry Orchard written by Anton Chekhov and published by ReadHowYouWant.com. This book was released on 2008-09-25 with total page 126 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Books for All Kinds of Readers ReadHowYouWant offers the widest selection of on-demand, accessible format editions on the market today. Each edition has been optimized for maximum readability, using our patent-pending conversion technology. We are partnering with leading publishers around the globe to create accessible editions of their titles. Our goal is to have accessible editions simultaneously released with publishers' new books so that all readers can have access to the books they want to read-today.

Book The Cherry Orchard

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  • Author : Donald Rayfield
  • Publisher : Macmillan Reference USA
  • Release : 1994
  • ISBN :
  • Pages : 176 pages

Download or read book The Cherry Orchard written by Donald Rayfield and published by Macmillan Reference USA. This book was released on 1994 with total page 176 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Chekhov assigned a personal way of speaking to each character, divorcing consequence from action, cause from effect. Despite the controversy generated by its paradoxical nature, however, The Cherry Orchard has become a milestone in twentieth-century drama.

Book The Cherry Orchard

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  • Author : Anton Chechov
  • Publisher : Ivan R. Dee
  • Release : 1995-09-01
  • ISBN : 1461694884
  • Pages : 92 pages

Download or read book The Cherry Orchard written by Anton Chechov and published by Ivan R. Dee. This book was released on 1995-09-01 with total page 92 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Chekhov's great tragicomic eulogy for a passing way of life represents, according to Robert Brustein, "some kind of powerful culmination of all his dramas up to that time." This superb adaptation illuminates Chekhov's fine mind, discriminating heart, and beautiful soul, and is wonderfully playable.

Book The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov   Delphi Classics  Illustrated

Download or read book The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov Delphi Classics Illustrated written by Anton Chekhov and published by Delphi Classics. This book was released on 2017-07-17 with total page 81 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This eBook features the unabridged text of ‘The Cherry Orchard’ from the bestselling edition of ‘The Complete Works of Anton Chekhov’. Having established their name as the leading publisher of classic literature and art, Delphi Classics produce publications that are individually crafted with superior formatting, while introducing many rare texts for the first time in digital print. The Delphi Classics edition of Chekhov includes original annotations and illustrations relating to the life and works of the author, as well as individual tables of contents, allowing you to navigate eBooks quickly and easily. eBook features: * The complete unabridged text of ‘The Cherry Orchard’ * Beautifully illustrated with images related to Chekhov’s works * Individual contents table, allowing easy navigation around the eBook * Excellent formatting of the textPlease visit www.delphiclassics.com to learn more about our wide range of titles

Book The Cherry Orchard

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  • Author : Anton Chekhov
  • Publisher :
  • Release : 2017-08-27
  • ISBN : 9781975813147
  • Pages : 386 pages

Download or read book The Cherry Orchard written by Anton Chekhov and published by . This book was released on 2017-08-27 with total page 386 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Cherry Orchard is Russian playwright Anton Chekhov's last play. It premiered at the Moscow Art Theatre 17 January 1904 in a production directed by Constantin Stanislavski. Chekhov intended this play as a comedy and it does contain some elements of farce; however, Stanislavski insisted on directing the play as a tragedy. Since this initial production, directors have had to contend with the dual nature of this play. The play concerns an aristocratic Russian woman and her family as they return to the family's estate (which includes a large and well-known cherry orchard) just before it is auctioned to pay the mortgage. The story presents themes of cultural futility - both the futility of the aristocracy to maintain its status and the futility of the bourgeoisie to find meaning in its newfound materialism. In reflecting the socio-economic forces at work in Russia at the turn of the 20th century, including the rise of the middle class after the abolition of serfdom in the mid-19th century and the sinking of the aristocracy, the play reflects forces at work around the globe in that period.

Book The Cherry Orchard

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  • Author :
  • Publisher : Ivan R. Dee Publisher
  • Release : 1995
  • ISBN :
  • Pages : 104 pages

Download or read book The Cherry Orchard written by and published by Ivan R. Dee Publisher. This book was released on 1995 with total page 104 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Presents an adaptation of Anton Chekhov's story of an aristocratic Russian family's struggles to maintain their status in a changing world as they are faced with the prospect of selling the family estate to a land developer in order to pay off their debts.

Book The Cherry Orchard

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  • Author : Anton Chekhov
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release : 2016-04-20
  • ISBN : 9781532831249
  • Pages : 70 pages

Download or read book The Cherry Orchard written by Anton Chekhov and published by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform. This book was released on 2016-04-20 with total page 70 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: 'The Cherry Orchard' is the last play by Russian playwright Anton Chekhov. It opened at the Moscow Art Theatre on 17 January 1904 in a production directed by Constantin Stanislavski. Although Chekhov intended it as a comedy, and it does contain some elements of farce, Stanislavski insisted on directing the play as a tragedy. Since this initial production, directors have had to contend with the dual nature of the play. The play concerns an aristocratic Russian woman and her family as they return to their family estate (which includes a large and well-known cherry orchard) just before it is auctioned to pay the mortgage. While presented with options to save the estate, the family essentially does nothing and the play ends with the sale of the estate to the son of a former serf; the family leaves to the sound of the cherry orchard being cut down. The story presents themes of cultural futility - both the futile attempts of the aristocracy to maintain its status and of the bourgeoisie to find meaning in its newfound materialism. In reflecting the socio-economic forces at work in Russia at the turn of the 20th century, including the rise of the middle class after the abolition of serfdom in the mid-19th century and the sinking of the aristocracy, the play reflects forces at work around the globe in that period.