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The Seagull (Paperback)

The Seagull By Anton Chekhov, Mint Editions (Contribution by) Cover Image
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"Chekhov, speaking simply and never otherwise than as an artist and a humane man, shows us in fullness and plenitude the mystery of our lives."--Eudora Welty

"What writers influenced me as a young man? Chekhov As a dramatist? Chekhov As a story writer? Chekhov "-Tennessee Williams

The Seagull is Anton Chekhov's brilliant four-act play that is considered a monumental work of drama, and one of the most sublime literary examinations of the complexities of love and friendship. First performed over a century ago, this play remains one of the most widely staged productions throughout the world.

The four protagonists in The Seagull are all artists; Trigorin is a well-established writer, Arkadina is a renowned yet aging actress, her son Treplev is a struggling writer, and Nina is a young aspiring actress who is in love with Treplev. Success in love and in their art is a shared intent, yet within the play each character experiences an existential crisis in the darkness of unrequited love. With its play-within-a-play, its nods to Shakespeare, and intimate and profound character portrayals, this is an essential read for all serious students of drama and Russian literature.

With an eye-catching new cover, and professionally typeset manuscript, this edition of The Seagull is both modern and readable.

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Product Details
ISBN: 9781513266251
ISBN-10: 151326625X
Publisher: Mint Editions
Publication Date: November 17th, 2020
Pages: 56
Language: English