LISTEN: 'We must go on living': Anton Chekhov for the 21st century - 51 min.
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April 2, 2017
Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860 - 1904), Russian dramatist and short-story writer, who is one of the most important figures in modern Russian literature.
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The Lady with the Dog
[ http://www.eldritchpress.org/ac/jr/197.htm ]
"The Lady with the Dog" (also known as "The Lady with the Little Dog" and "The Lady with the Lapdog") is one of Chekhov's most famous short stories. . . . It is about an extramarital affair that turns into something much more. . . . . If you have never read Chekhov before, it's an excellent gateway drug.
You can read the story here: [ http://www.eldritchpress.org/ac/jr/197.htm ]
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Chekhov for beginners: recommended stories
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April 9, 2017
We asked our guests which Chekhov short stories they would recommend to new Chekhov readers. Here are their picks . . . . .