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Critical Review by Stark Young

SOURCE: "Turgenev and Richard III" in The New Republic, Vol. LXII, No. 802, 16 April 1930, pp. 246-47.

In this review, Young offers a mixed evaluation of the Theater Guild presentation of A Month in the Country, arguing that the actors were unable to fully convey the subtleties of Turgenev's characterizations.

A good deal of thinking must have been done by the Theater Guild before it decided finally to chance a production of Turgenev's famous play [A Month in the Country]. Technically, this drama prepares the way for Chekhov, but that is likely to be of more interest to Russians than to our public. The tone of the play is somewhat unsettled and, therefore, even more difficult for American actors than it would be in Moscow. The wholeness of this play depends very largely on the undercurrent and rapport...

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