The Proposal
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts
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Original version: 1889

The Proposal

By Anton Chekhov Translated by Stephen Mulrine
Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

Ivan Vasilievich Lomov wants to propose to his neighbour's daughter, Natalya Stepanovna. The only trouble is, they're both supremely argumentative...

Written in 1888 and premiered the following year, The Proposal is subtitled 'A farce in one act', and is a brilliantly funny example of what Chekhov called his 'vaudevilles'.

This translation by Chekhov expert Stephen Mulrine is published in the collection Chekhov: Shorts.

Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

Also by Anton Chekhov:

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

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Also by Stephen Mulrine:

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

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