Platonov

Platonov

Platonov

by: Anton Chekhov, John Christopher Jones

by: Anton Chekhov, John Christopher Jones

Platonov

Platonov

by: Anton Chekhov, John Christopher Jones

by: Anton Chekhov, John Christopher Jones

Overview

PLATONOV is Chekhov’s first play, and it went unproduced during his lifetime. Finding himself on a downward spiral fueled by lust and alcohol, Platonov proudly adopts as his motto “speak ill of everything.” A shining example of the chaos that reigned in his era, Platonov is a Hamlet whose father was never murdered, a Don Juan who cheats on his wife and his mistress, and the hero of the as-yet unwritten great Russian novel of his day.

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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John Christopher Jones

John Christopher Jones