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Ward No. 6 And Other Stories, 1892-1895 - Anton Chekhov
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2002, ISBN: 9780140447866

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Ward No. 6 and Other Stories 1892-1895 collects stories which show Anton Chekhov beginning to confront complex, ambiguous and often extreme emotions in his short fiction. This Penguin Classics edition is translated with notes by Ronald Wilks, and an introduction by J. Douglas Clayton. These stories from the middle period of Chekhov's career include - influenced by his own experiences as a doctor - 'Ward No. 6', a savage indictment of the medical profession set in a mental hospital; 'The Black Monk', portraying an academic who has strange hallucinations, explores ideas of genius and insanity; 'Murder', in which religious fervour leads to violence; while in 'The Student', Chekhov's favourite story, a young man recounts a tale from the gospels and undergoes a spiritual epiphany. In all the stories collected here, Chekhov's characters face madness, alienation and frustration before they experience brief, ephemeral moments of insight, often earned at great cost, where they confront the reality of their existence. This is the second in three chronological volumes of Chekhov's short stories in Penguin Classics. Ronald Wilks's lucid translation is accompanied by an introduction discussing the increasingly experimental style of Chekhov's writing during this time. This edition also contains an annotated bibliography, chronology and explanatory notes. Anton Chekhov (1860-1904) was born in Taganrog, a port on the sea of Azov. In 1879 he travelled to Moscow, where he entered the medical faculty of the university, graduating in 1884. During his university years, he supported his family by contributing humorous stories and sketches to magazines. He published his first volume of stories, Motley Tales, in 1886, and a year later his second volume In the Twilight, for which he received the Pushkin Prize. Today his plays, including 'Uncle Vanya', 'The Seagull', and 'The Cherry Orchard' are recognised as masterpieces the world over. If you enjoyed Ward No. 6, you might like Nikolai Gogol's The Diary of a Madman, The Government Inspector and Selected Stories, also available in Penguin Classics. Books Anton Chekhov|Paperback|Penguin Books Ltd|30/05/2002, Penguin Books Ltd

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Ward No. 6 and Other Stories 1892-1895 collects stories which show Anton Chekhov beginning to confront complex, ambiguous and often extreme emotions in his short fiction. This Penguin Classics edition is translated with notes by Ronald Wilks, and an introduction by J. Douglas Clayton. These stories from the middle period of Chekhov's career include - influenced by his own experiences as a doctor - Ward No. 6, a savage indictment of the medical profession set in a mental hospital; The Black Monk, portraying an academic who has strange hallucinations, explores ideas of genius and insanity; Murder, in which religious fervour leads to violence; while in The Student, Chekhov's favourite story, a young man recounts a tale from the gospels and undergoes a spiritual epiphany. In all the stories collected here, Chekhov's characters face madness, alienation and frustration before they experience brief, ephemeral moments of insight, often earned at great cost, where they confront the reality of their existence. This is the second in three chronological volumes of Chekhov's short stories in Penguin Classics. Ronald Wilks's lucid translation is accompanied by an introduction discussing the increasingly experimental style of Chekhov's writing during this time. This edition also contains an annotated bibliography, chronology and explanatory notes. Anton Chekhov (1860-1904) was born in Taganrog, a port on the sea of Azov. In 1879 he travelled to Moscow, where he entered the medical faculty of the university, graduating in 1884. During his university years, he supported his family by contributing humorous stories and sketches to magazines. He published his first volume of stories, Motley Tales, in 1886, and a year later his second volume In the Twilight, for which he received the Pushkin Prize. Today his plays, including Uncle Vanya, The Seagull, and The Cherry Orchard are recognised as masterpieces the world over. If you enjoyed Ward No. 6, you might like Nikolai Gogol's The Diary of a Madman, The Government Inspector and Selected Stories, also available in Penguin Classics.; Fiction>Short Stories; Paperback, Penguin Books Ltd

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[EAN: 9780140447866], [PU: Penguin Books], LITERATURE RUSSIA TRANSLATED, Fiction|Literary, Fiction|Short Stories (single author), New York. 2002. Penguin Books. 1st Penguin Classic Paperback Edition. Very Good In Wrappers. Translated from the Russian & With Notes by Ronlad Wilks. Introduction by J. Douglas Clayton. 333 pages. paperback. The cover shows a detail from Sleepless Night, 1903, by Nikolai Romadin in the Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow. 0140447865. keywords: Literature Russia Translated. inventory # 32573. FROM THE PUBLISHER - Impressionistic and experimental, these stories from the middle period of Chekhov’s career explore complex, ambiguous and often extreme emotions, presenting a world without easy answers or universal truths. Influenced by Chekhov’s experiences as a doctor, ‘Ward No. 6’, set in a mental hospital, is a savage indictment of the medical profession. ‘The Black Monk’, the story of an academic who has strange hallucinations, explores ideas of genius and insanity. Both ‘A Woman’s Kingdom’ and the extended tale ‘Three Years’ show women discovering that money, marriage and choices do not bring happiness. In ‘Murder’, religious fervour leads to violence, while in The Student’, Chekhov’s favourite story, a young man recounts a tale from the gospels and undergoes a sudden spiritual epiphany. Here, Chekhov’s characters face madness, alienation and frustration before they experience brief, ephemeral moments of insight, often earned at great cost, where they confront the reality of their existence. With an annotated bibliography, chronology and explanatory notes.

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New York. 2002. Penguin Books. 1st Penguin Classic Paperback Edition. Very Good In Wrappers. Translated from the Russian & With Notes by Ronlad Wilks. Introduction by J. Douglas Clayton. 333 pages. paperback. The cover shows a detail from Sleepless Night, 1903, by Nikolai Romadin in the Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow. 0140447865. keywords: Literature Russia Translated. inventory # 32573. FROM THE PUBLISHER - Impressionistic and experimental, these stories from the middle period of Chekhov’s career explore complex, ambiguous and often extreme emotions, presenting a world without easy answers or universal truths. Influenced by Chekhov’s experiences as a doctor, ‘Ward No. 6’, set in a mental hospital, is a savage indictment of the medical profession. ‘The Black Monk’, the story of an academic who has strange hallucinations, explores ideas of genius and insanity. Both ‘A Woman’s Kingdom’ and the extended tale ‘Three Years’ show women discovering that money, marriage and choices do not bring happiness. In ‘Murder’, religious fervour leads to violence, while in The Student’, Chekhov’s favourite story, a young man recounts a tale from the gospels and undergoes a sudden spiritual epiphany. Here, Chekhov’s characters face madness, alienation and frustration before they experience brief, ephemeral moments of insight, often earned at great cost, where they confront the reality of their existence. With an annotated bibliography, chronology and explanatory notes. ISBN: 0140447865.

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Impressionistic and bold, the nine stories in this collection frame the middle period of Chekhov's career. Exploring both complicated and intense emotions, Chekhov presents a world without simple answers or universal truths. "Ward No. 6" is a savage indictment of the medical profession. "The Black Monk," the story of a scholar who has strange hallucinations, explores ideas of genius and insanity. "A Woman's Kingdom" and "Three Years" show women discovering that money, marriage, and choices do not necessarily bring happiness. In "Murder" religious fervor leads to violence, while in "The Student" a young man recounts a tale from the gospels and undergoes a sudden spiritual epiphany. Also in this volume are "The Grasshopper," "Adriana," and "The Two Volodyas." Books, [PU: Penguin Books]

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Ward No. 6 and Other Stories, 1892-1895

Impressionistic and bold, the nine stories in this collection frame the middle period of Chekhov's career. Exploring both complicated and intense emotions, Chekhov presents a world without simple answers or universal truths. "Ward No. 6" is a savage indictment of the medical profession. "The Black Monk," the story of a scholar who has strange hallucinations, explores ideas of genius and insanity. "A Woman's Kingdom" and "Three Years" show women discovering that money, marriage, and choices do not necessarily bring happiness. In "Murder" religious fervor leads to violence, while in "The Student" a young man recounts a tale from the gospels and undergoes a sudden spiritual epiphany. Also in this volume are "The Grasshopper," "Adriana," and "The Two Volodyas."

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780140447866
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0140447865
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Publishing year: 2002
Publisher: PENGUIN CLASSICS
368 Pages
Weight: 0,236 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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