Anton Chekhov | Critical Essay by V. V. Vinogradov

This literature criticism consists of approximately 24 pages of analysis & critique of Anton Chekhov.
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Critical Essay by V. V. Vinogradov

SOURCE: Vinogradov, V. V. “On Čexov's Style.1” In Anton Čexov as a Master of Story-Writing, edited by Leo Hulanicki and David Savignac, pp. 169–84. The Hague, the Netherlands: Mouton & Co. B. V., 1976.

In the following essay, originally published in 1963, Vinogradov remarks upon speech characterization in Chekhov's short stories.

In Čexov, the devices of socio-professional speech characterization reached great depth and stylistic subtlety.2 Commenting on the style of A. M. Fedorov's play An Ordinary Woman, he wrote the following in a letter to the author: “Volodja is good … but, he should be a mechanic or have been one. Then such expressions as ‘The steam is released’, and ‘The wheels will start to move now’, will not be empty, but will flow...

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