Anton Chekhov (1860-1904)

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List of Works
[The Black Monk]   [The Cherry Orchard]   [A Dull Story]   [In Exile]   [Rothschild's Fiddle]   [The Seagull]   [Uncle Vanya]  

The Black Monk (1894)
  • HTML (9 pages, indexed) at the University of Virginia Electronic Text center (Translated by Constance Garnett)
  • HTML (Single page, 76KB) at Eldritch Press (Translated by Constance Garnett)
  • Text File (414 KB; 157 KB zipped) at Project Gutenberg, includes The Black Monk and 5 other stories (Translated by Constance Garnett)

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  • Paperback edition of Anton Chekhov : Stories, translations by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky; 30 stories including Rothschild's Fiddle, In Exile, A Boring Story, and The Black Monk (Bantam Doubleday Dell Pub, 2000, 528 pg).
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The Cherry Orchard (1904)
  • HTML (Single page, 128KB) at Eldritch Press (Translated by Julius West)
  • Russian HTML (Single page, 104 KB) at Yevgeny Peskin's Public Electronic Library
  • Text File (398 KB; 152 KB zipped) at Project Gutenberg, includes The Cherry Orchard and 7 other plays (Translated by Julius West)

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  • Paperback edition of Chekhov for the Stage: The Seagull/Uncle Vanya/The Three Sisters/The Cherry Orchard/4 Plays in 1 Volume, translations by Milton Ehre (Northwestern Univ Pr, 1993, 240 pg).
  • Paperback, Dover Thrift Editions (Dover Pubns, 1991, 49 pg).
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A Dull Story (or, A Dreary Story) (1889) [gbf(50)]
  • HTML (Single page, 137KB) at 201 Stories by Anton Chekhov (Translated by Constance Garnett)
  • HTML (454 KB; 170 KB zipped; plain text also available) at Project Gutenberg, includes A Dreary Story and 8 other stories (Translated by Constance Garnett)
  • Russian HTML (Single page) at Maxim Moshkov's Library

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  • Paperback edition of Anton Chekhov : Stories, translations by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky; 30 stories including Rothschild's Fiddle, In Exile, A Boring Story, and The Black Monk (Bantam Doubleday Dell Pub, 2000, 528 pg).
  • Paperback edition of Ward Number Six and Other Stories, translations by Ronald Hingley; 7 stories including A Dreary Story (Oxford Univ Pr, 1999, 272 pg).
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In Exile (c. 1890?) [gbf(HS)]
  • HTML (Single page, 26 KB) at Classic Reader (Translator unknown)
  • HTML (384 KB; 143 KB zipped; plain text also available) at Project Gutenberg, includes In Exile and 20 other stories (Translator unknown)

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  • Paperback edition of Anton Chekhov : Stories, translations by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky; 30 stories including Rothschild's Fiddle, In Exile, A Boring Story, and The Black Monk (Bantam Doubleday Dell Pub, 2000, 528 pg).
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Rothschild's Fiddle (1894) [GBF(HS)]
  • HTML (Single page, 26 KB) at Eldritch Press (Translated by Marian Fell)
  • Text File (418 KB; 161 KB zipped) at Project Gutenberg, includes Rothschild's Fiddle and 11 other stories (Translated by Constance Garnett)

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  • Paperback edition of Anton Chekhov : Stories, translations by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky; 30 stories including Rothschild's Fiddle, In Exile, A Boring Story, and The Black Monk (Bantam Doubleday Dell Pub, 2000, 528 pg).
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The Seagull (1896)
  • HTML (5 pages, indexed) at Classic Reader (Translator unknown)
  • Russian HTML (Single page, 107 KB) at Yevgeny Peskin's Public Electronic Library
  • HTML (130 KB; 47 KB zipped; plain text also available) at Project Gutenberg (Translator unknown)

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  • Paperback edition of Chekhov for the Stage: The Seagull/Uncle Vanya/The Three Sisters/The Cherry Orchard/4 Plays in 1 Volume, translations by Milton Ehre (Northwestern Univ Pr, 1993, 240 pg).
  • Paperback edition, tranlated by Oliver F. Murphy (Branden Publishing Co, 1980).
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Uncle Vanya (1896) [GBF]
  • HTML (5 pages, indexed) at Classic Reader (Translator unknown)
  • HTML (Single page, 112 KB) at Eldritch Press (Translated by Marian Fell; revised by James Rusk)
  • Russian HTML (Single page, 97 KB) at Yevgeny Peskin's Public Electronic Library
  • HTML (117 KB; 42 KB zipped; plain text also available) at Project Gutenberg (Translator unknown)

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  • Paperback edition of Chekhov for the Stage: The Seagull/Uncle Vanya/The Three Sisters/The Cherry Orchard/4 Plays in 1 Volume, translations by Milton Ehre (Northwestern Univ Pr, 1993, 240 pg).
  • Paperback, Dover Thrift Editions (Dover Pubns, 1998).
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