A Tragic Figure
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts
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Original version: 1889

A Tragic Figure

By Anton Chekhov Translated by Stephen Mulrine
Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

Anton Chekhov's one-act play A Tragic Figure (From Country Life) is a comic duologue about a civil servant sweltering in Moscow coping with the incessant demands of his family from their summer dacha.

This translation by Chekhov expert Stephen Mulrine is published in the collection Chekhov: Shorts.

'That's what this country life does to you... They think it's funny, but I mean, I'm alive, I've got a life, and I want to live too! This isn't some sort of farce, it's a tragedy!'

Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

Also by Anton Chekhov:

Chekhov: Shorts
The Cherry Orchard
The Cherry Orchard
The Seagull (Drama Classics)
Three Sisters (Drama Classics)
Three Sisters
Chekhov on Theatre
Three Sisters (National Theatre version)
Three Sisters (Almeida Theatre version)
Ivanov
On the Evils of Tobacco
The Bear
Uncle Vanya
Seagull
The Proposal
Chekhov's Three Sisters and Woolf's Orlando
The Cherry Orchard
Swansong
Uncle Vanya
Chekhov: Four Plays
Three Sisters
Uncle Vanya (Drama Classics)
The Seagull
The Wedding

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Also by Stephen Mulrine:

The Dance of Death
Ivanov
The Government Inspector
The Servant of Two Masters
The Misanthrope
The Marriage of Figaro
The Seagull (Drama Classics)
Uncle Vanya (Drama Classics)
Summerfolk
The Wild Duck
Ibsen: Three Plays
An Enemy of the People
Chekhov: Shorts
Three Sisters (Drama Classics)
The Game Of Love And Chance
The Wedding
Six Characters in Search of an Author (Drama Classics)
Chekhov on Theatre
Children of the Sun
The Proposal
The Cherry Orchard
Swansong
Ghosts
Chekhov: Four Plays
The Bear
John Gabriel Borkman
On the Evils of Tobacco
Cinzano & Smirnova's Birthday

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