The Seagull

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Paperback, 120 pages ISBN: 9781559365499Publication Date:
22 Mar 2018
Size: 215mm x 135mm£14.99
First Staged:
Original c.1896

The Seagull

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

Paperback £14.99

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

This translation of Chekhov's The Seagull includes lines and variants found in Chekhov’s final version of the play, but omitted from the script for the original performance at the Moscow Art Theatre in 1898, which went on to become the standard printed version.

The restored text, a product of the continuing collaboration of playwright Richard Nelson and translators Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky, provides valuable insight into Chekhov’s intentions in his groundbreaking play.

'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, 120 pages ISBN: 9781559365499Publication Date:
22 Mar 2018
Size: 215mm x 135mm£14.99

Also by Anton Chekhov:

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

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Also by Richard Nelson:

The Inspector
Rodney's Wife
Strictly Dishonourable and other lost American plays
The Apple Family
The Cherry Orchard
A Month in the Country
Molière, or The Cabal of Hypocrites & Don Quixote
The Gabriels

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Also by Richard Pevear:

A Month in the Country
Molière, or The Cabal of Hypocrites & Don Quixote
The Cherry Orchard
The Inspector

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Also by Larissa Volokhonsky:

The Cherry Orchard
The Inspector
A Month in the Country
Molière, or The Cabal of Hypocrites & Don Quixote

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