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Dostoevsky - Short Play, Drama

Dostoevsky

Keith Miles

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Short Play, Drama

3m, 3f

ISBN: 9780573600494

The play is set in 1866 when Dostoevsky is under enormous pressure to complete a novel. He employs a young stenographer, Anna Grigorievna Snitkina, and describes the major events of his life to her in the intervals between dictation. These events are reenacted with Anna taking on the roles of the ot…

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$8.95
: Russian Masters

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Short Play

Drama

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FEATURES / CONTAINS

Bare Stage/Simple Set

The play is set in 1866 when Dostoevsky is under enormous pressure to complete a novel. He employs a young stenographer, Anna Grigorievna Snitkina, and describes the major events of his life to her in the intervals between dictation. These events are reenacted with Anna taking on the roles of the other two key women in the writer's life-- Maria Dimitrievna Isaev and the vivacious Polina. The friendship between writer and stenographer slowly deepens as they share his past experiences and they decide that they wish to share their futures together.

Published in Russian Masters.

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CASTING

3m, 3f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Reduced casting (Doubling Possible)

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Keith Miles

Keith Miles

Keith Miles has been a full-time freelance writer for thirty years. He has written over forty original plays for radio, television and the theatre; and he has contributed over six hundred episodes of radio and television drama serials. He has also adapted many novels into plays; and novelised films and TV drama series.His published work includes plays, novels, literary criticism, biography, ... view full profile

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