On the Evils of Tobacco
Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts
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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:

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

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Also by Stephen Mulrine:

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

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