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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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The Farewell - Brecht's Last Summer (PG) Atmospheric Chekovian drama about a day in the life of playwright Bertold Brecht shortly before his death as, at his East German summer home, he basks in the attentions of his assorted women but is eaten away by disillusionment.
Distance, in a Chekovian way, makes the observer aware of almost infinite perspectives on life.
Ceylan dedicates the film to Chekhov, and there's certainly something Chekovian about it, with "The Cherry Orchard" the obvious point of reference.
3 This suggests one reason why an Off-Broadway house like the Phoenix could undertake a serious revival of the play as recently as 1961, and Richard Watts, in a review of that production, could write of the script as Chekovian.
Wearing his Chekovian beard, Rowan gave Richard a slight limp and hunch; although he addressed the audience directly, there was little of Cox's gleeful engaging of their confidence.