Uncle Vanya Summary
Anton Chekhov

Everything you need to understand or teach Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov.

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Uncle Vanya Summary

Uncle Vanya, Anton Chekhov's masterpiece of frustrated longing and wasted lives, was originally a much more conventional drama in its earlier incarnation. Previously known as The Wood Demon, the play was rejected by two theaters before premiering in Moscow in December of 1889 to a very poor reception (it closed after three performances). Sometime between that date and 1896, Chekhov revised the play, altering it radically. Although the work that emerged is more static than...

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