Anton Chekov

Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Anton Chekov - Russian dramatist whose plays are concerned with the difficulty of communication between people (1860-1904)Anton Chekov - Russian dramatist whose plays are concerned with the difficulty of communication between people (1860-1904)
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
But on Friday evening, he was a banker - for a drama titled The Bet by Anton Chekov, directed by Ajay Annoor.
Elisabeth will also be seen later this year in a Hollywood adaptation of Anton Chekov's classic play The Seagull, alongside Oscar-nomineesSaiorse Ronanand Annette Benning.
Pakistani writers have always absorbed the literature of other cultures and countries; writer Bilal Tanweer states that 19th century Urdu writers and poets were influenced by the Romantics and the Victorians while, in the 20th century, Saadat Hasan Manto translated the works of Anton Chekov and Guy de Maupassant.
Composed in 1967 and based on Anton Chekov's play of the same name, it tells the tale of the widow, Mme Popova, unendingly mourning the death of her husband until the arrival of the rough-hewn yet charismatic land agent, Smirnov ('the bear' of the title) demanding payment of debts.
For the personal reading lists of students, teachers, and non-specialist general readers with an interest in the work of Anton Chekov, it should be noted that "Approaches to Teaching the Works of Anton Chekhov" is also available in a paperback edition (9781603292689, $24.00) and in a Kindle format ($14.40).
"On her wedding day, Caridad Delgado pined for a dead man." The dead man is Anton Chekov, whose short story "The Darling" preoccupies the reluctant young bride.
But it is what writers (starting, or so I've read, with Anton Chekov) call a telling detail, a small fact that captures the essence of the thing being described.
THREE SISTERS KING'S THEATRE, EDINBURGH, RUN ENDED It may be strongly based on the play Anton Chekov wrote in Russia in 1900 but artist and playwright John Byrne (the man behind Tutti Frutti and The Slab Boys, among others) changes the location and treats the subject matter so carefully as to cause a raft of contemporary resonances to come to the fore.
It is definitely idiosyncratic: Authors shown closer to the center, your key author, are supposedly similar, though we doubt that Robert Benchley is much like Anton Chekov.
New York, NY, August 01, 2013 --( Kultur is proud to announce the DVD release of Sir Laurence Olivier in Anton Chekov's Uncle Vanya available August 27, 2013.
Mendes is an acclaimed film director whose resume includes "Skyfall" as well as "American Beauty" and "Revolutionary Road" but got his start in theater with productions of Stephen Sondheim's "Assassins" as well as Anton Chekov's "The Cherry Orchard" which starred Judi Dench.
In his analysis, Leigh compares Rohmer's work to that of artists from Fritz Lang to Anton Chekov. The book will be best for readers with some academic background in film studies.