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:

The Seagull
Chekhov's Three Sisters and Woolf's Orlando
Three Sisters
The Cherry Orchard
Three Sisters
Uncle Vanya
Ivanov
The Seagull
A Tragic Figure
Uncle Vanya
Uncle Vanya
The Cherry Orchard
Chekhov: Shorts
Three Sisters
Three Sisters
Chekhov: Four Plays
Seagull
Three Sisters
Ivanov
The Bear
Swansong
The Cherry Orchard
The Proposal
Chekhov on Theatre
Three Sisters
The Wedding

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Also by Stephen Mulrine:

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

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