The Seagull | Critical Essay by Jerome H. Katsell

This literature criticism consists of approximately 23 pages of analysis & critique of The Seagull.
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Critical Essay by Jerome H. Katsell

SOURCE: Katsell, Jerome H. “Chekhov's The Seagull and Maupassant's Sur l'eau.” In Chekhov's Great Plays: A Critical Anthology, edited by Jean-Pierre Barricelli, pp. 18-33. New York: New York University Press, 1981.

In the following essay, Katsell identifies the influence Guy de Maupassant had on Chekhov and draws parallels between The Seagull and Maupassant's travel sketch Sur l'eau.

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Chacun de nous, sentant le vide autour de lui, le vide insondable où s'agite son coeur, où se débat sa pensée, va comme un fou, les bras ouverts, les lèvres tendues, cherchant un être à étreindre. Et il étreint à droite, à gauche, au hasard, sans savoir, sand regarder, sans comprendre, pour n'ê...

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