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9780486264639

Five Great Short Stories

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  • ISBN13:

    9780486264639

  • ISBN10:

    0486264637

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1990-07-01
  • Publisher: Dover Publications

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Summary

Incisive, masterfully written tales set in Tsarist Russian milieux reveal noted author's skills in character, nuance, and setting development. Includes "The Black Monk" (1894), "The House with the Mezzanine" (1896), "The Peasants" (1897), "Gooseberries" (1898), and "The Lady with the Toy Dog" (1899).

Author Biography

Next to Shakespeare, Anton Chekhov (1860-1904) is the most popular playwright in the English-speaking world. The Russian physician also wrote a series of remarkable short stories, in which he pioneered the stream-of-consciousness narrative technique.

Table of Contents

The Black Monk [1894]
The House with the Mezzanine [1896]
The Peasants [1897]
Gooseberries [1898]
The Lady with the Toy Dog [1899]

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