The Brute and Other Farces (Bentley)

The Brute and Other Farces (Bentley)

by: Anton Chekhov, Eric Bentley, Theodore Hoffman

by: Anton Chekhov, Eric Bentley, Theodore Hoffman

The Brute and Other Farces (Bentley)

The Brute and Other Farces (Bentley)

by: Anton Chekhov, Eric Bentley, Theodore Hoffman

by: Anton Chekhov, Eric Bentley, Theodore Hoffman

Overview

All the farces of the great dramatist in sprightly translations.

Plays include:
The Harmfulness of Tobacco
Swan Song
The Brute
Marriage Proposal
Summer in the Country
Wedding
The Celebration

Authors

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 thro ...

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Eric Bentley

Eric Bentley was born in England in 1916, became an American citizen in 1948, in 1998 was inducted into the (American) Theatre Hall of Fame, and in 2011 won a gold medal from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Scholar, critic, teacher, performer, translator and, finally, playwright , he has had ...

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Theodore Hoffman

Theodore Hoffman