Four Plays and Three Jokes

Author: Anton Chekhov

Publisher: Hackett Publishing

ISBN: 1603842152

Category: Drama

Page: 348

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This volume offers lively and accurate translations of Chekhov's major plays and one-acts (complete contents listed below) along with a superb Introduction focused on the plays' remarkably enduring power to elicit the most widely divergent of responses, the life of the playwright in its historical and aesthetic contexts, suggestions for reading the plays under a microscope, and notes designed to bring Chekhov's world into immediate focus--everything needed to examine his drama with fresh eyes and on its own artistic terms.
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Three Sisters

Author: Anton Chekhov

Publisher: Hackett Publishing

ISBN: 1624661416

Category: Drama

Page: 136

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First published in her Chekhov: Four Plays and Three Jokes, Sharon Marie Carnicke's eye-opening translation of Three Sisters appears in this edition with a new Introduction that expands upon her discussion in Four Plays & Three Jokes of Chekov's innovative dramaturgy--especially as seen in this subtle melodrama turned inside out.
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The Cherry Orchard

Author: Anton Chekhov,Sharon Marie Carnicke

Publisher: Hackett Publishing

ISBN: 1603844783

Category: Drama

Page: 108

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Drawn from Sharon Marie Carnicke's volume of Chekhov, Four Plays and Three Jokes (Hacketts, 2009), this edition of The Cherry Orchard features Carnicke's groundbreaking translation of a play that has been called "Chekhov's ultimate theatrical coup d'état"* -- (*Donald Rayfield, The Cherry Orchard: Catastrophe and Comedy).
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The Real Nick and Nora

Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, Writers of Stage and Screen Classics

Author: David L. Goodrich

Publisher: SIU Press

ISBN: 9780809324088

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 304

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"The Real Nick and Nora is a assemblage of anecdotes featuring some of the most talented writers and the brightest lights of American stage and screen. The work was arduous, the parties luminous. On any given night, guests singing and acting out scripts at a party might include F. Scott Fitzgerald and Sheilah Graham, S. J. Perelman, Oscar Levant, Ogden Nash, Judy Garland, Abe Burrows, Hoagy Carmichael, Johnny Mercer, Ira Gershwin, George Burns and Gracie Allen, Pat O'Brien, Dick Powell and June Allyson, Dashiell Hammett, Lillian Hellman, James Cagney, and Dorothy Parker. Featuring twenty-one illustrations, The Real Nick and Nora is a behind-the-scenes pass into the Hollywood and Broadway of yesteryear."--BOOK JACKET.
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Theatre Magazine

Author: W. J. Thorold,Arthur Hornblow,Perriton Maxwell,Stewart Beach

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Theater

Page: N.A

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