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Chekhov Undiscovered

Friday, August 10, 2001

The work of Chekhov is often considered dark and pessimistic. But as historians continue to look at his writings a new side to him emerges -a sense of humor which is often absurd - and a deep interest in human foibles. Now new works from the hand of the young Chekhov are coming to light..stories and journalism which have never before been translated and manuscripts which were lost even to Russians.

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