In 1997, David Hare adapted the little-known play, Ivanov, and revealed the young Anton Chekhov as a markedly different writer from the one English-speaking audiences were familiar with. Now he has produced a streamlined new version of Chekhov's freshman drama Platonov--an abandoned seven-hour manuscript in which Chekhov recasts Don Juan as a Russian schoolmaster.
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Anton Chekhov (1860-1904) was one of Russia's leading writers, equally renowned for his dramas and short stories. David Hare is the author of over a dozen plays, including Via Dolorosa, The Judas Kiss, and Skylight.
"Once again, we are shown a great writer who is funnier, more exuberant, and more wildly romantic than anyone expects as "Hare . . . demonstrates why Chekhov is one of theatre's great dramatists"--Michael Billington, The Guardian
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Descrizione libro Faber & Faber, 2002. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110571210511