Summerfolk
Series: Drama Classics
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Paperback, 160 pages ISBN: 9781854598974Publication Date:
6 Oct 2006
Size: 162mm x 107mm£3.99 £3.19You save £0.80 (20%)
EPUB, 160 pages ISBN: 9781788501811Publication Date:
24 Oct 2019
£3.99 £3.19You save £0.80 (20%)
First Staged:
1904

Summerfolk

By Maxim Gorky Translated by Stephen Mulrine

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Maxim Gorky's magnificent response to Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard, written in 1904, the year Chekhov died.

Summerfolk is a play about the Russian bourgeois social class and the changes occurring around them in the middle of the first decade of the twentieth century. It is set in a world of 'false hopes and unfulfilled promises', where dachas have been subdivided into summer colonies and the newly rich idle away their time in unhappy romantic alliances. Gorky's characters are still dreaming of a better life, but they are increasingly aware of impending revolution.

Gorky's play premiered in November 1904 at the Komissarzhevskaya Theatre in Saint Petersburg.

This English version, in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series, is translated and introduced by Stephen Mulrine.

Series: Drama Classics
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Paperback, 160 pages ISBN: 9781854598974Publication Date:
6 Oct 2006
Size: 162mm x 107mm£3.99 £3.19You save £0.80 (20%)
EPUB, 160 pages ISBN: 9781788501811Publication Date:
24 Oct 2019
£3.99 £3.19You save £0.80 (20%)

Also by Maxim Gorky:

Vassa
Children of the Sun

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Also by Stephen Mulrine:

Three Sisters (Drama Classics)
The Servant of Two Masters
Ibsen: Three Plays
The Wild Duck
Cinzano & Smirnova's Birthday
The Cherry Orchard (Drama Classic)
Six Characters in Search of an Author (Drama Classics)
Chekhov on Theatre
The Misanthrope
Swansong
Chekhov: Shorts
The Game Of Love And Chance
An Enemy of the People
Ivanov
Children of the Sun
Ghosts (Drama Classic)
A Tragic Figure
The Bear
The Dance of Death (Drama Classic)
The Proposal
On the Evils of Tobacco
Chekhov: Four Plays
The Marriage of Figaro
The Wedding
The Government Inspector
The Seagull (Drama Classics)
Uncle Vanya (Drama Classics)
John Gabriel Borkman

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