[chek-awf, -of; Russian chye-khuh f]
- An·ton Pa·vlo·vich [an-ton pav-loh-vich; Russian uhn-tawn puh-vlaw-vyich] /ˈæn tɒn pævˈloʊ vɪtʃ; Russian ʌnˈtɔn pʌˈvlɔ vyɪtʃ/, 1860–1904, Russian short-story writer and dramatist.
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Cynthia Ozick has called this peerless master of the short story “our Chekhov.”Three Cheers for Alice Munro’s Nobel Prize in Literature
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The play even makes reference to Chekhov, giving it enough elitist cred for some voters.Who’ll Win a 2013 Tony Award—and Who Deserves To
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Chekhov has talked about this, that any designation besides writer (Russian writer, whatever) was a diminishment.Ron Rash: How I Write
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He appealed to Chekhov to save him with a play for Christmas, which was only ten days off.
In 1886 Chekhov suffered for the second time from an attack of spitting blood.
After dinner Chekhov used to go off to his bedroom and lock himself in to "read."
Chekhov had been very anxious that it should be in Little Russian style with a crane.
Chekhov's letters to his wife after his marriage have not as yet been published.
- Anton Pavlovich (anˈtɔn ˈpavləvitʃ). 1860–1904, Russian dramatist and short-story writer. His plays include The Seagull (1896), Uncle Vanya (1900), The Three Sisters (1901), and The Cherry Orchard (1904)
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