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Chekhov

, Chekov
Anton Pavlovich. 1860--1904, Russian dramatist and short-story writer. His plays include The Seagull (1896), Uncle Vanya (1900), The Three Sisters (1901), and The Cherry Orchard (1904)

Chekhov

 

(until 1954, Lopasnia), a city under oblast jurisdiction and administrative center of Chekhov Raion, Moscow Oblast, RSFSR. Situated on the Moscow-Simferopol’ highway; railway station 77 km from Moscow. Population, 43,000 (1974). Chekhov’s industrial plants include a power engineering machine-building plant, a regeneration plant, the Gidrostal’konstruktsiia Plant, printing and furniture combines, a mixed-feed plant, and a candy factory. The city was renamed in honor of A. P. Chekhov. A literary museum-preserve memorializing the writer is located at Melikhovo, 12 km from the city.

REFERENCE

Prokin, A., and Iu. Solov’ev. Gorod Chekhov i ego okrestnosti. Moscow, 1977.

Chekhov

 

(until 1947, Noda), a city in Kholmsk Raion, Sakhalin Oblast, RSFSR. Situated on the western coast of southern Sakhalin Island, along the Sea of Japan (Tatar Strait). Railway station. The city has a cellulose and paper plant, a ship repair plant, a wine and vodka plant, and a milk plant. There is also a fishing kolkhoz in the city.

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Had Pushkin lived to read Chekhov's plays, he probably would have given a no less ambivalent assessment of their most positive characters than he gave of Chatsky, and Chekhov may have agreed wholeheartedly.
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Chekhov voiced his sadness at the destruction of ancient hardwood forests in his short story, Rothschild's Fiddle (1894) and, more prominently, in his major plays.
Cathy Popkin broaches the relationship of medicine and literature in her study of 'A Nervous Breakdown' (Pripadok), still a promising approach, since most chekhovedy lack sufficient medical knowledge and few doctors have enough experience of textual criticism to get to the core of this conflicting relationship in Chekhov.
At the end of this play's predecessor, Chekhov had created a careful tableau of impractical dignity and comfort around the lovable, silly denizens of the Gayev estate.
Certain volumes, which were previously produced in Barry Callebaut's factory in Poland and exported to Russia, will now be transferred to the new facility in Chekhov.
The composer chose, edited, and arranged passages from Olga Knipper-Chekhov's 1924 essay about Chekhov and from Chekhov's own letters to his wife in the years 1899-1904 into a duocycle in which the singers never interact.
A ceremony reminiscent of final farewells in The Cherry Orchard was organized for Chekhov on January 17, 1904, at the Moscow Art Theatre to celebrate his forty-fourth birthday and, more important, the twenty-fifth anniversary of his writing career.
And then my process is that I read Helen's translation and try to make it as accessible as possible to the audience of today, and as faithful as possible to Chekhov.
Reflecting on Chekhov, you find yourself using words like "sadness," and "longing," and "disappointment," and "love," and "kindness," and "hate"--you feel, inexorably, a sudden desire to talk not about literature, not about the conventions and strategies of fiction, but about life itself, as if Chekhov had not so much invented his stories as discovered them in a field, or inside a broken bottle.
It has become a cliche in Chekhov scholarship that Chekhov is hard to adapt to the screen.
The same phrase can describe Brian Friel's adaptations of Three Sisters (1981) and Uncle Vanya (1998), the latter designated as "After Chekhov.