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:

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

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Also by Stephen Mulrine:

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

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