On the Evils of Tobacco
Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts
First Staged:
Written: 1886

On the Evils of Tobacco

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

Anton Chekhov's short play On the Evils of Tobacco is a bittersweet monologue in which a scientific lecture is hijacked by thoughts of domestic misery.

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

'Here I am giving a lecture, I look happy enough, but what I'd really like to do is shriek at the top of my lungs, or take flight to the back of beyond somewhere.'

Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

Also by Anton Chekhov:

A Tragic Figure
Uncle Vanya (Chekhov/Baker)
The Cherry Orchard
The Seagull (Drama Classics)
Three Sisters (Chekhov/Lynn)
The Bear
Three Sisters (Chekhov/Nelson)
Three Sisters
Swansong
Uncle Vanya (Chekhov / McPherson)
Three Sisters (Drama Classics)
Seagull
The Cherry Orchard (Drama Classic)
Uncle Vanya (Drama Classics)
Chekhov: Shorts
The Seagull
Ivanov
Chekhov on Theatre
The Proposal
The Cherry Orchard
Chekhov's Three Sisters and Woolf's Orlando
Three Sisters (Chekhov/Wright)
Chekhov: Four Plays
The Wedding
Three Sisters

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Also by Stephen Mulrine:

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

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