Chekhov becomes Chekhov : the emergence of a literary genius: 1886-1887 / Bob Blaisdell.
- ISBN: 9781639362646
- ISBN: 1639362649
- Physical Description: xx, 444 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
- Edition: First Pegasus Books cloth edition.
- Publisher: New York : Pegasus Books, 2022.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
"In 1886, a twenty-six-year-old Anton Chekhov was publishing short stories, humor pieces, and articles at an astonishing rate, and was still a practicing physician. Yet as he honed his craft and continued to draw inspiration from the vivid characters in his own life, he found himself--to his surprise and occasional embarrassment--admired by a growing legion of fans, including Tolstoy himself. He had not yet succumbed to the ravages of tuberculosis. He was a lively, frank, and funny correspondent and a dedicated mentor. And as Bob Blaisdell discovers, his vivid articles, stories, and plays from this period--when read in conjunction with his correspondence--become a psychological and emotional secret diary"-- Provided by publisher.
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|Subject:||Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904.
Authors, Russian > 19th century > Biography.
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