The Tales of ChekhovBook - 2006?
A thirty-fifth anniversary publication of a heralded thirteen-volume translation features a comprehensive selection of Chekhov's short fictional works, including "The Kiss," "The Darling," and "the Lady with the Dog," in a set that includes an essay on Chekhov's lasting influence as well as reflections on his achievements as contributed by some of today's most popular writers. Reprint.
In honour of its 35th anniversary, Ecco is proud to reissue Constance Garnett's 1929 13–volume Tales of Chekhov, heralded as one of the finest Chekhov translations ever.
Anton Chekhov's short fiction is admired and cherished by readers the world over. This stunning boxed set brings together the largest, most comprehensive selection of his stories, all full of humor, truth, and vast insight. Included are the familiar masterpieces–"The Kiss," "The Darling," and "The Lady with the Dog"––as well as several brilliant but lesser–known tales such as "A Blunder," "Hush!," and "Champagne." The entire collection is introduced by Richard Ford's perceptive essay "Why We Like Chekhov. while each individual volume includes a brief reminiscence on the meaning of Chekhov from a celebrated author, among them Nadine Gordimer, Susan Sontag, Harold Brodkey, Cynthia Ozick, and Russell Banks. Amidst a sea of Chekhov translations, Constance Garnett, who brought Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky, and Turgenev to the English–speaking world, has a style particularly suited to Chekhov's prose. Her benchmark translations enable readers to immerse themselves in his world, experiencing the breadth of his talent in one voice.
The cook's wedding and other stories
The schoolmaster and other stories
The horse-stealers and other stories
The schoolmistress and other stories
The chorus girl and other stories
The bishop and other stories
The witch and other stories
The wife and other stories
The party and other stories
The lady with the dog and other stories
The duel and other stories
The darling and other stories