Chekhov

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Chekhov Russian dramatist whose plays are concerned with the difficulty of communication between people (1860-1904)
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Usage

In literature:

No one can read Chekhov and Andreev without being conscious of the hovering spirit of the first master of Russian fiction.
"Essays on Russian Novelists" by William Lyon Phelps
Chekhov and "O. Henry" were both great writers because they copied nobody.
"The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story" by Various
Among such as also won a hearing in Germany must be mentioned Vladimir Korolenko and Chekhov.
"Maxim Gorki" by Hans Ostwald
I have called attention to previous volumes in this edition of Chekhov from time to time.
"The Best Short Stories of 1920" by Various
Of these Chekhov and Gorky tower above the others.
"An Outline of Russian Literature" by Maurice Baring
Chekhov's cottage in Yalta stood nearly outside the town, right on the white and dusty Antka road.
"Reminiscences of Anton Chekhov" by Maxim Gorky
They look up to Tolstoi and Chekhov, and reject all principles founded upon more romantic and more genial models.
"The Spirit of the Ghetto" by Hutchins Hapgood
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In news:

Hawke's a Hit in Chekhov's ' Ivanov '.
Hawke soars in Chekhov's ' Ivanov '.
A presentation by the Classic Stage Company of a play in two acts by Anton Chekhov, in a translation by Carol Rocamora.
The risk-taking actor explores a tricky character in this lesser-known play by Anton Chekhov.
PICT digs deeper for the funny, frustrating and dramatic interpretation of Chekhov's ' Ivanov '.
Katya Stepanova is Sasha to David Whalen's Ivanov in Anton Chekhov's " Ivanov ".
Classic Stage Company's new production of Anton Chekhov's Ivanov will get two additional weeks, to Dec 9, at CSC's home on East 13th Street.
First half of 'Funny Chekhov' overflows with hilarity at PICT .
PICT digs deeper for the funny, frustrating and dramatic interpretation of Chekhov's 'Ivanov'.
Katya Stepanova is Sasha to David Whalen's Ivanov in Anton Chekhov's "Ivanov".
Partway through David Herskovits's new production of Uncle Vanya (now playing at Here), a performer walks around, ring-girl style, with a placard that reads "Time Passes"—reducing the terrible essence of Chekhov's dramaturgy to a sight gag.
"I went to Cuba for New Year's, and sat on the beach trying to read Chekhov," laughs Frank Theatre artistic director Wendy Knox, as if she'd just described trying to sell tampons at a Promise Keepers rally.
He chose "Joseph Anton," in honor of literary heroes Conrad and Chekhov.
Sour 'Cherry ': BAM's Chekhov is a big slog.
Chekhov's Plays: An Opening into Eternity by Richard Gilman Yale University Press, 261 pp.
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In science:

Chekhov, A spectral problem on graphs and L-functions, Russ.
Functionals of the Brownian motion, localization and metric graphs
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