The Cherry Orchard
A Comedy in Four Acts
By (author) Anton Pavlovich Chekhov
Translated by Tom Stoppard Helen Rappaport
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Cherry Orchard by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov
Book DescriptionAnton Chekhov was a master whose daring work revolutionized theatre. Robert Burstein declared that there are none who bring the drama to a higher realization of its human role. In "The Cherry Orchard," his last full-length play, an impoverished landowning family is unable to face the fact that their estate is about to be auctioned off. Lopakhin, a local merchant, presents numerous options to save it, including cutting down their prized cherry orchard. But the family is stricken with denial. "The Cherry Orchard" charts the precipitous descent of a wealthy family and in the process creates a bold meditation on social change and bourgeois materialism."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780802144096
Paperback / softback
(208mm x 145mm x 5mm)
Imprint: Grove Press / Atlantic Monthly Press
Publisher: Grove Press / Atlantic Monthly Press
Publish Date: 6-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Anton Pavlovich Chekhov
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A major new interpretation of Anton Chekhov s masterpiece."
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Author Biography - Anton Pavlovich Chekhov
Tom Stoppard s plays include "Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead, Jumpers, Travesties, The Real Thing, Hapgood, Arcadia, The Invention of Love, The Coast of Utopia," and "Rock n Roll." In addition to "The Cherry Orchard," Stoppard has adapted Chekhov s "The Seagull" and "Ivanov.""
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