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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:

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

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