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The Seagull (Young, trans.) - Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy

The Seagull (Young, trans.)

Stark Young, Anton Chekhov

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Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy

8m, 6f

ISBN: 9780573615191

This is a precise translation of the classic story about life, love, theatre and the disappointments they hold for this passionate, imperfect cast of characters: Irina, a fading, middle-aged actress; Trigorin, a moderately popular author who realizes his own failure to achieve 'greatness', and Irina…

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This is a precise translation of the classic story about life, love, theatre and the disappointments they hold for this passionate, imperfect cast of characters: Irina, a fading, middle-aged actress; Trigorin, a moderately popular author who realizes his own failure to achieve 'greatness', and Irina's muddled and melancholy son Konstantin, who is lovesick over beautiful Nina, an aspiring actress. Enchanted by the lure of the older, debonair Trigorin and obsessed with becoming an actress, Nina runs off with him to the city where she bears his child and becomes just another would-be of the stage. She returns to the provinces, deserted by Trigorin, and again rejects Konstantin's professions of love.
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8m, 6f

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Stark Young

Stark Young

Stark Young (1881 – 1963) was an American teacher, playwright, novelist, painter, literary critic and essayist. Young taught at the University of Mississippi in 1905-1907, and then moved to the University of Texas at Austin. There he established the Texas Review and became involved with theater. In 1915 he moved to Amherst College where he taught English until 1921. He resigned to pursue other ... view full profile

Anton Chekhov

Anton Chekhov (29 January 1860– 15 July 1904) was a Russian playwright and short story writer, who is considered to be one of the greatest writers of short fiction in history. His career as a playwright produced four classics and his best short stories are held in high esteem. Chekhov practiced as a medical doctor throughout most of his literary career: "Medicine is my lawful wife", he once said, ... view full profile

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