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Reading Chekhov: A Critical Journey

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In "Reading Chekhov" Janet Malcolm takes on three roles: literary critic, biographer and journalist. Her close readings of the stories and plays are interwoven with episodes from Chekhov's life and framed by an account of a recent journey she made to St Petersburg. Writing of Chekhov's life, Malcolm demonstrates how the shadow of death that hovered over most of his literary career - he became consumptive in his 20s and died in his 40s - is almost everywhere reflected in the work. She writes of his childhood, his ...

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Reading Chekhov: A Critical Journey
2012, Granta Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781847085368

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Reading Chekhov: A Critical Journey
2004, Granta Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781862076358

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Reading Chekhov: A Critical Journey
2003, Granta Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781862075863

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Reading Chekhov: A Critical Journey
2002, Random House Trade, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780375761065

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Reading Chekhov: A Critical Journey
2001, Random House (NY), New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780375506680

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