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:

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

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Also by Stephen Mulrine:

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

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