The essential tales of Chekhov / edited and introduced by Richard Ford ; translation by Constance Garnett.

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  • Additional Information
    • Other Titles:
      Selections. English. 1998
    • ISBN:
      0880016078
    • Accession Number:
      98008436
    • Accession Number:
      fay.94692
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      CHEKHOV, A. P.; FORD, R.; GARNETT, C. The essential tales of Chekhov. [s.l.] : Ecco Press, 1998. Disponível em: . Acesso em: 20 ago. 2019.
    • AMA:
      Chekhov AP, Ford R, Garnett C. The Essential Tales of Chekhov. Ecco Press; 1998. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.94692. Accessed August 20, 2019.
    • APA:
      Chekhov, A. P., Ford, R., & Garnett, C. (1998). The essential tales of Chekhov. Ecco Press. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.94692
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, Richard Ford, and Constance Garnett. 1998. The Essential Tales of Chekhov. Ecco Press. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.94692.
    • Harvard:
      Chekhov, A. P., Ford, R. and Garnett, C. (1998) The essential tales of Chekhov. Ecco Press. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.94692 (Accessed: 20 August 2019).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Chekhov, AP, Ford, R & Garnett, C 1998, The essential tales of Chekhov, Ecco Press, viewed 20 August 2019, .
    • MLA:
      Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, et al. The Essential Tales of Chekhov. Ecco Press, 1998. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.94692.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, Richard Ford, and Constance Garnett. The Essential Tales of Chekhov. Ecco Press, 1998. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.94692.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Chekhov AP, Ford R, Garnett C. The essential tales of Chekhov [Internet]. Ecco Press; 1998 [cited 2019 Aug 20]. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.94692

Reviews

Booklist Monthly Selections - #2 November 1998

The seminal quality of Chekhov's short-story ouvre makes its repackaging into this or that selective collection an ongoing source of dispute about what is most Chekhovian. One virtue of Richard Ford's selections here from the Garnett translations is that they reach widely across period demarcations, and give us in one volume a look at several different Chekhovs. In particular, Ford loosens the term Chekhovian from its moorings by including not simply the later, darker Chekhov but also the early lighter-hearted, more whimsical and even melodramatic one. Thus he selects a number of Chekhov's best-known tales, such as "Gooseberries," "Peasants," "The Kiss," and "The Lady with the Dog," but also the less familiar "Hush," which lightly satirizes the writing and sleeping habits of a would-be important writer. The volume contains 20 stories in all, arranged chronologically (with original dates at the end), as well as an insightful introductory essay by Ford that makes a persuasive case for what makes Chekhov good, and of contemporary relevance. ((Reviewed November 15, 1998)) Copyright 2000 Booklist Reviews

LJ Reviews 1998 December #1

Chekhov has influenced generations of fiction writers, including Ford, the editor of this splendid new collection. In his excellent introduction, Ford explores those aspects of Chekhov's writing that have contributed to the author's stature: his economic mastery in opening and closing stories, his ability to elevate everyday life through the perceptive beauty of his language, and his skillful portrayal of the moral dilemmas everyone must face. Chekhov wrote more than 200 stories; the 20 gathered here include some that have been routinely included in other anthologies, such as the melancholy tale of adultery "The Lady with the Dog," and lesser-known gems such as "The Blunder," a humorous account of overly eager parents who botch a scheme to ensnare their daughter's unsuspecting suitor. Ford's subjective criteria have resulted in a wide-ranging taste of Chekhov's genius. Highly recommended for both public and academic libraries.?Sister M. Anna Falbo, Villa Maria Coll. Lib., Buffalo, NY Copyright 1998 Cahners Business Information.