Chekhov in Performance 095298
By (author) J. L. Styan
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Chekhov in Performance 095298 by J. L. Styan
Book DescriptionFor a full understanding of any text, careful consideration must be given to its life in performance. In this rewarding study of four of Chekhov's major plays - Uncle Vanya, The Seagull, The Cherry Orchard and Three Sisters - J. L. Styan demonstrates the development of Chekhov's skills as a dramatist and discusses stage action, portrayal of character, differing twentieth-century productions and the audience reactions they evoked.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521293457
(222mm x 145mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 21-Sep-1978
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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