The Cherry Orchard

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Paperback, 216 pages ISBN: 9781559364843Publication Date:
10 Dec 2015
Size: 215mm x 135mm£16.99
First Staged:
1904

The Cherry Orchard

By Anton Chekhov Translated by Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky

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A unique edition of Chekhov's heartrending masterpiece in a brilliant translation by a world-renowned team of translators.

There have always been two versions of Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard: the one with which we are all familiar, staged by Konstantin Stanislavsky at the Moscow Art Theatre in 1904, and the one Chekhov had originally envisioned.

Now, for the first time, both are available and published here in a single volume in translations by the renowned playwright Richard Nelson, and Richard Peavar and Larissa Volokhonsky, the foremost contemporary translators of classic Russian literature. Shedding new light on this most revered play, the translators reconstructed the script Chekhov first submitted and all of the changes he made prior to rehearsal. The result is a major event in the publishing of Chekhov's canon.

'Pevear and Volokhonsky are at once scrupulous translators and vivid stylists of English' The New Yorker

Performing rights not held by Nick Hern Books

Paperback, 216 pages ISBN: 9781559364843Publication Date:
10 Dec 2015
Size: 215mm x 135mm£16.99

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

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Also by Richard Nelson:

Rodney's Wife
The Gabriels
Strictly Dishonourable and other lost American plays
Three Sisters (Chekhov/Nelson)
The Apple Family
The Seagull
Illyria
Molière, or The Cabal of Hypocrites & Don Quixote
The Inspector
A Month in the Country

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Also by Richard Pevear:

A Month in the Country
Molière, or The Cabal of Hypocrites & Don Quixote
Three Sisters (Chekhov/Nelson)
The Inspector
The Seagull

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Also by Larissa Volokhonsky:

Molière, or The Cabal of Hypocrites & Don Quixote
The Seagull
Three Sisters (Chekhov/Nelson)
A Month in the Country
The Inspector

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