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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:

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

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Also by Stephen Mulrine:

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

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