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

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Also by Richard Nelson:

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

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Also by Richard Pevear:

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

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Also by Larissa Volokhonsky:

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

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