Collection Of Famous Author "Anton Chekhov" by Anton Chekhov

Collection Of Famous Author "Anton Chekhov"

byAnton Chekhov

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Collection Of Famous Author "Anton Chekhov"

Anton Chekhov is best known for his short stories and plays, including The Proposal, The Wedding and The Anniversary.

Anton Chekhov was born on January 29, 1860, in Taganrog, Russia. Before becoming one of the most notable Russian short story writers, Chekhov was a trained medical doctor in Moscow. He first wrote for humor journals, authoring "low-brow" shorts, which prepared him for the plays and short stories that made him famous in the late 19th century, including The Proposal, The Wedding and The Anniversary.

In 1888, Chekhov was rewarded the Pushkin Prize and the very next year, he was elected a member of the Society of Lovers of Russian Literature. He withdrew from Literature and turned to Science for a while when his play, The Wood Demon failed in 1889. As a part of his doctoral research, he made a trip to the penal colony of Sakhalin, north of Siberia, where he surveyed 10,000 convicts sentenced to life on the island. During the latter half of the year, he traveled all over the word, including places as South East Asia, the Indian Subcontinent, and the Middle East.

In 1901, Chekhov finally married an actress, Olga Knipper, who had performed in his plays. On July 15, 1904, in Badenweiler, Germany, Chekhov died. He is buried in the cemetery of the Novodeviche Monastery in Moscow.

Title:Collection Of Famous Author "Anton Chekhov"Format:Kobo ebookPublished:January 11, 2014Publisher:NETLANCERS INCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1623942454

ISBN - 13:9781623942458

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