Uncle Vanya (Drama Classics)
Paperback, 128 pages ISBN: 9781854594303Publication Date:
6 Aug 1999
Size: 160mm x 105mm£3.99 £3.19You save £0.80 (20%)
First Staged:
1899; this translation, English Touring Theatre, 2008

Uncle Vanya (Drama Classics)

By Anton Chekhov Translated by Stephen Mulrine

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Chekhov's great play about an elderly professor whose plans to sell off his rural estate threaten the livelihoods of those who have worked tirelessly to keep the estate going. Translated and introduced by Stephen Mulrine.

Vanya and his niece, Sonya, work relentlessly to keep their meagre estate going. Sonya finds relief in her undisclosed love for Astrov, the local doctor. But all hope of relief is banished when their lives are invaded by Sonya's selfishly destructive father and his beautiful new wife.

Anton Chekhov's play Uncle Vanya was first staged at the Moscow Arts Theatre in 1899.

This translation by Stephen Mulrine, published in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series, was first staged by English Touring Theatre at Rose Theatre, Kingston, in 2008, in a production directed by Peter Hall.

This version of Uncle Vanya is also available in the collection Chekhov: Four Plays.

Set Text >> Uncle Vanya is a set text for SQA English and Communications Advanced Higher.

Press Quotes

'Stephen Mulrine's translation has an easy, unforced gait, neither stolid nor self-consciously slangy; it strikes exactly the right note'

Financial Times

'A skilful new translation which moves flexibly between Chekhov's desolation and his domesticity'

Observer
Paperback, 128 pages ISBN: 9781854594303Publication Date:
6 Aug 1999
Size: 160mm x 105mm£3.99 £3.19You save £0.80 (20%)

Also by Anton Chekhov:

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

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Also by Stephen Mulrine:

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

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