Anton Chekhov | Critical Essay by V. V. Golubkov

This literature criticism consists of approximately 49 pages of analysis & critique of Anton Chekhov.
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Critical Essay by V. V. Golubkov

SOURCE: Golubkov, V. V. “Čexov's Lyrico-Dramatic Stories.1” In Anton Čexov as a Master of Story-Writing, edited by Leo Hulanicki and David Savignac, pp. 135–67. The Hague, the Netherlands: Mouton & Co. B. V., 1976.

In the following essay, originally published in 1958, Golubkov inspects Chekhov's social consciousness, which continued to maturate throughout his life, and the lyricism so prevalent in his short fiction.

Remember that those writers whom we call immortal or simply good and who intoxicate us have one highly important feature in common: they go somewhere and beckon you, and you sense, not with your intellect, but with all your being, that they have some goal, like the ghost of Hamlet's father which had a reason for coming and disturbing his imagination … The best of these writers are true...

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