A Month in the Country

A Month in the Country

THE STORY: The place is the country estate of the Islayevs, a wealth Russian family, the time the middle of the nineteenth century.

Author: Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev

Publisher: Dramatists Play Service Inc

ISBN: 0822207729

Category: Drama

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THE STORY: The place is the country estate of the Islayevs, a wealth Russian family, the time the middle of the nineteenth century. It is summer, and the lives of the family and their entourage reflect the bored indolence so characteristic of the a
Categories: Drama

A Month in the Country

A Month in the Country

NEW YORK REVIEW BOOKS CLASSICS A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY JAMES
LLOYD CARR was born in 1912 and attended the village school at Carlton
Miniott in Yorkshire. A head teacher, publisher, and novelist, his books include A
Day ...

Author: J.L. Carr

Publisher: New York Review of Books

ISBN: 9781590176832

Category: Fiction

Page: 160

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In J. L. Carr’s deeply charged poetic novel, Tom Birkin, a veteran of the Great War and a broken marriage, arrives in the remote Yorkshire village of Oxgodby where he is to restore a recently discovered medieval mural in the local church. Living in the bell tower, surrounded by the resplendent countryside of high summer, and laboring each day to uncover an anonymous painter’s depiction of the apocalypse, Birkin finds that he himself has been restored to a new, and hopeful, attachment to life. But summer ends, and with the work done, Birkin must leave. Now, long after, as he reflects on the passage of time and the power of art, he finds in his memories some consolation for all that has been lost.
Categories: Fiction

A Month in the Country

A Month in the Country

But summer ends, and with the work done, Birkin must leave. Now, long after, as he reflects on the passage of time and the power of art, he finds in his memories some consolation for all that has been lost.

Author: James Lloyd Carr

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015008307038

Category: Art restorers

Page: 111

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Artist and survivor of the First World War, Tom Birkin, has been employed to carry out restoration work on a Medieval mural discovered in a church in the small rural community of Oxgodby, Yorkshire. The escape to the idyllic countryside is cathartic for Birkin, who soon fits into the slow-paced life of the remote village. In particular, he forms a close friendship with archaeologist James Moon, another veteran who, like Birkin has been emotionally scarred by the war. Moon is similarly employed in the village, working to uncover a mysterious lost grave.
Categories: Art restorers

A Month in the Country

A Month in the Country

THE STORY: Natalya Petrovna, once wooed and won over by the rich landowner Arkady Sergeyevich, has now suffered a long and frustrating marriage.

Author: Brian Friel

Publisher: Dramatists Play Service Inc

ISBN: 0822213427

Category: English drama

Page: 105

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THE STORY: Natalya Petrovna, once wooed and won over by the rich landowner Arkady Sergeyevich, has now suffered a long and frustrating marriage. She has taken comfort in the love of Michel, a family friend, but even he has come to represent the sam
Categories: English drama

A Month in the Country

A Month in the Country

"Pevear and Volokhonsky are at once scrupulous translators and vivid stylists of English."—The New Yorker One week before her thirtieth birthday, the simple life of dutiful wife and mother Natalya is upended when the arrival of her son's ...

Author: Ivan Turgenev

Publisher: Theatre Communications Group

ISBN: 9781559367813

Category: Drama

Page: 216

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A fresh interpretation of Turgenev's comedy about the calamitous effects of love.
Categories: Drama

Three Plays

    Three Plays

Author: Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev

Publisher:

ISBN: OCLC:314839363

Category:

Page: 323

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A Study Guide for Ivan Turgenev s A Month in the Country

A Study Guide for Ivan Turgenev s  A Month in the Country

A Month in the Country was written during the 1840s and completed in 1850
when Turgenev was thirtytwo. Prior to this play, Turgenev had also written poetry
and short stories. His literary reputation was established in 1843 with the
publication ...

Author: Gale, Cengage Learning

Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781410352941

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 18

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A Study Guide for Ivan Turgenev's "A Month in the Country," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Drama For Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Drama For Students for all of your research needs.
Categories: Literary Criticism

Brian Friel Plays 3

Brian Friel   Plays 3

This third collection by Brian Friel contains two original works: Performances, which considers the relationship between the private life and public work of the composer Leos Janácek; and The Home Place, set in Ballybeg, Donegal, at the ...

Author: Brian Friel

Publisher:

ISBN: 0571309860

Category: English drama

Page: 704

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This third collection by Brian Friel contains two original works: Performances, which considers the relationship between the private life and public work of the composer Leos Janácek; and The Home Place, set in Ballybeg, Donegal, at the dawn of Home Rule. There are three masterful plays based on stories by Chekhov; and Friel's exquisite versions of Three Sisters and Uncle Vanya, of Ibsen's Hedda Gabler and of Turgenev's A Month in the Country. Performances 'A minor work the way Thomas Mann's Death in Venice or Beckett's Endgame is a minor work. Deceptively brisk and light in tone but taut and gravely pregnant with meaning... for Friel, life creates its own symbolism and poetry, and so it does in this play.' Sunday Times The Home Place 'A rich, allusive, densely layered play, which has echoes of Friel's masterly Translations while reminding one that he has spent much of his recent life adapting and translating Chekhov... Friel hauntingly conveys the pathos of exile and the delusion of ownership.' Guardian Hedda Gabler 'Across the gulf of the 20th century one great playwright is talking to another... neither a simple translation nor, as the official title has it, or a 'new version', but something altogether larger.' The Irish Times
Categories: English drama

Old Flames And A Month in the Country

Old Flames   And  A Month in the Country

Author: Simon Gray

Publisher:

ISBN: UCAL:B4974509

Category: Drama

Page: 118

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Two men who have been the victims of a bizarre series of crimes realize someone out of their past may be responsible, and an old church mural is restored
Categories: Drama

A Month in England

A Month in England

Hospitality , for instance , is a proverbial trait ; but he who imagines that this virtue
springs from a rare facility of ... that two quite distinct impressions are borne away
from the country ; me critical , and relating to 242 A MONTH IN ENGLAND .

Author: Henry Theodore Tuckerman

Publisher:

ISBN: NYPL:33433075909287

Category: England

Page: 243

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Categories: England

A Month in London or the select adventures of Samuel Dowell the village bard Edited by A M Writewell

A Month in London  or  the select adventures of Samuel Dowell  the village bard     Edited by A  M  Writewell

The bard is looking on with a joyous look , with a pen in his mouth , now walking
up and down , then writing letters and other correspondence , making
memoranda of orders and commissions to execute for country friends when in
Town , then ...

Author: Samuel DOWELL (pseud. [i.e. John Close.])

Publisher:

ISBN: BL:A0018624506

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Brian Friel Plays 3

Brian Friel   Plays 3

Author: Brian Friel

Publisher:

ISBN: 0571309860

Category: English drama

Page: 704

View: 183

This third collection by Brian Friel contains two original works: Performances, which considers the relationship between the private life and public work of the composer Leos Janácek; and The Home Place, set in Ballybeg, Donegal, at the dawn of Home Rule. There are three masterful plays based on stories by Chekhov; and Friel's exquisite versions of Three Sisters and Uncle Vanya, of Ibsen's Hedda Gabler and of Turgenev's A Month in the Country. Performances 'A minor work the way Thomas Mann's Death in Venice or Beckett's Endgame is a minor work. Deceptively brisk and light in tone but taut and gravely pregnant with meaning... for Friel, life creates its own symbolism and poetry, and so it does in this play.' Sunday Times The Home Place 'A rich, allusive, densely layered play, which has echoes of Friel's masterly Translations while reminding one that he has spent much of his recent life adapting and translating Chekhov... Friel hauntingly conveys the pathos of exile and the delusion of ownership.' Guardian Hedda Gabler 'Across the gulf of the 20th century one great playwright is talking to another... neither a simple translation nor, as the official title has it, or a 'new version', but something altogether larger.' The Irish Times
Categories: English drama

Three Days in the Country

Three Days in the Country

A handsome new tutor brings reckless, romantic desire to an eccentric household.

Author: Patrick Marber

Publisher:

ISBN: OCLC:1110664411

Category: English drama

Page: 92

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A handsome new tutor brings reckless, romantic desire to an eccentric household. Over three days one summer the young and the old will learn lessons in love: first love and forbidden love, maternal love and platonic love, ridiculous love and last love. The love left unsaid and the love which must out.
Categories: English drama

A Month in Siena

A Month in Siena

This is a gorgeous meditation on how centuries-old art can illuminate our own inner landscape—current relationships, long-lasting love, grief, intimacy, and solitude—and shed further light on the present world around us.

Author: Hisham Matar

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9780593129142

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 144

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From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Return comes a profoundly moving contemplation of the relationship between art and life. After finishing his powerful memoir The Return, Hisham Matar, seeking solace and pleasure, traveled to Siena, Italy. Always finding comfort and clarity in great art, Matar immersed himself in eight significant works from the Sienese School of painting, which flourished from the thirteenth to the fifteenth centuries. Artists whom he had admired throughout his life, such as Duccio and Ambrogio Lorenzetti, evoke earlier engagements he has had with works by Caravaggio and Poussin, and the personal experiences that surrounded those moments. Complete with gorgeous full-color reproductions of the artworks, A Month in Siena is about what occurred between Matar, those paintings, and the city. That month would be an extraordinary period in Matar’s life: an exploration of how art can console and disturb in equal measure, as well as an intimate encounter with the city and its inhabitants. This is a gorgeous meditation on how centuries-old art can illuminate our own inner landscape—current relationships, long-lasting love, grief, intimacy, and solitude—and shed further light on the present world around us.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography