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:

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

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Also by Richard Nelson:

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

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Also by Richard Pevear:

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

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Also by Larissa Volokhonsky:

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

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