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

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

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Also by Richard Nelson:

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

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Also by Richard Pevear:

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

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Also by Larissa Volokhonsky:

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

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