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Tables of Contents for Anton Chekhov's Plays
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Preface
ix
2
A Note on the Texts of the Plays
xi
2
A Note on Transliteration and Pronunciation
xiii
2
Introduction: On Translating Chekhov
xv
 
The Texts of the Plays
1
214
The Sea Gull
1
52
Uncle Vanya
53
44
The Three Sisters
97
62
The Cherry Orchard
159
56
Backgrounds
215
44
Ronald Hingley
[Chekhov's Russia]
215
28
CHEKHOV: CRITIC AND PLAYWRIGHT
243
16
Anton Chekhov
Impure Tragedians and Leprous Playwrights
243
4
Anton Chekhov
On the Injurious Effects of Tobacco (First Version, 1886)
247
4
Anton Chekhov
On the Injurious Effects of Tobacco (Last Version, 1902)
251
8
Criticism
259
152
THE DRAMATURGY OF CHEKHOV
259
52
David Magarshack
[Purpose and Structure in Chekhov's Plays]
259
13
Charles B. Timmer
The Bizarre Element in Chekhov's Art
272
14
Nicholas Moravcevich
Chekhov and Naturalism: From Affinity to Divergence
286
25
CHEKHOV: LANGUAGE, STYLE, PERFORMANCE
311
30
Ronald Hingley
[Nastroenie and Atmosphere in Chekhov's Plays]
311
2
Vsevolod Meyerhold
The Naturalistic Theatre and the Theatre of Mood
313
9
Vladimir Nabokov
[A Definition of Poshlost']
322
4
Georgy Tovstonogov
Chekhov's Three Sisters at the Gorky Theatre
326
15
CHEKHOV: THE MAJOR PLAYS
341
56
Thomas G. Winner
Chekhov's Sea Gull and Shakespeare's Hamlet: A Study of a Dramatic Device
341
8
Eric Bentley
Craftsmanship in Uncle Vanya
349
19
Robert Brustein
[Chekhov's Dramaturgy in The Three Sisters]
368
14
Francis Fergusson
[The Cherry Orchard: A Theatre-Poem of the Suffering of Change]
382
15
LEGACY
397
14
Siegfried Melchinger
Stage Productions in Europe
397
5
John Gassner
The Duality of Chekhov
402
9
Selected Bibliography
411