The last years of the nineteenth century were
for Russia tinged with doubt and gloom. The high-tide
of vitality that had risen during the Turkish war
ebbed in the ear...
The Russian author Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860-1904) is among the major short-story writers and dramatists of modern times.During the last half of the 19th century the old order in Russia was crumbl...
Anton Chekhov is today one of the most widely known authors of nineteenth-century Russian literature. Appreciated not only in Russia and the West but also in Asia, he was a master of the short story, ...