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Anton Chekhov

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ANTON CHEKHOV (1860–1904) is regarded as one of the world’s modern masters of both the play and the short story. The son of a hapless shopkeeper, and grandson of a former serf, Chekhov began at the age of twenty to support his family through the publication of magazine pieces. The writing of these short works—many of which were collected in English for the first time in Seven Stories’ Undiscovered Chekhov—served as the author’s apprenticeship in literature, which was undertaken simultaneously with his studies to become a medical doctor. Both of these educations would leave their mark on the rising author. By... Read More

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The Undiscovered Chekhov
Forty-Three New Stories
Written by Anton Chekhov
Translated by Peter Constantine
Foreword by Spalding Gray


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: May 2, 2000
Price: $16.95

The Undiscovered Chekhov gives us, in rich abundance, a new Chekhov. Peter Constantine’s historic collection presents 38 new stories and with them a fresh interpretation of the Russian master. In contrast to the brooding representative of a dying century we have seen over and over, here is Chekhov’s work from the... Read more >
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Exam Copy
The Undiscovered Chekhov
Forty-Three New Stories
Written by Anton Chekhov
Translated by Peter Constantine
Foreword by Spalding Gray


Format: Hardcover, 244 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: May 4, 1999
Price: $24.00

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