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:

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

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Also by Stephen Mulrine:

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

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