:

product description page

Uncle Vanya (Reissue) (Paperback) (Anton Pavlovich Chekhov)

Uncle Vanya (Reissue) (Paperback) (Anton Pavlovich Chekhov) - image 1 of 1

About this item

Along with Three Sisters and The Cherry Orchard, Uncle Vanya is credited as one of Chekhov's masterpieces and a significant precursor of modern drama. Set on a country estate in late nineteenth century Russia, Uncle Vanya is in part a study of the enervation of Russian middle-class provincial life. The major dynamics between the characters themselves are centred on two obsessive love affairs that lead nowhere and a flirtation that brings disaster. Mixing the tragic and the absurd and dealing with a form that allows for ambiguity and contradiction, Uncle Vanya has been deemed "the first modernist play". (David Lan)
Edition: Reissue
Number of Pages: 59
Genre: Drama
Series Title: Modern Plays
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Academic
Author: Anton Pavlovich Chekhov
Language: English
Street Date: March 10, 2017
TCIN: 53066646
UPC: 9780413159502
Item Number (DPCI): 248-54-3395
If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it. Report incorrect product info.

Guest reviews

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.