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Monday March 29, 2010 in Books

Seagull, The

By Anton Chekhov
Translated by David French

David French’s brilliant translation of The Seagull, in collaboration with Russian scholar, Donna Orwin, is at one and the same time a revitalization of a Russian theatre classic, and French’s personal tribute to one of the greatest playwrights of all time.

ISBN 13: 9780889223240 | ISBN 10: 889223246
6 W x 9 H inches | 112 pages
$16.95 CAN / $14.95 US
Rights: World
Backlist | Drama | Bisac: DRA013000

About the Contributors

Anton Chekhov

Born in 1860, Anton Pavlovich Chekhov was a Russian short-story writer, playwright and physician, considered to be one of the greatest short-story writers in the history of world literature. His career as a dramatist produced four classics and his best short stories are held in high esteem by writers and critics. Chekhov’s play The Seagull, translated by David French, is available from Talonbooks.

David French

Born in Coley’s Point, Newfoundland, David French was one of Canada’s best-known and most critically acclaimed playwrights. His work received many major awards, and French was one of the first inductees into the Newfoundland Arts Hall of Honour.

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Seagull, The

Anton Chekhov
Translated by David French
Drama


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