Additional Resources for The Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov

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Hahn, Beverly, "Three Sisters," in her Chekhov: A Study of the Major Stories and Plays, Cambridge University Press, 1977, pp. 284-309.

Hahn's study, often cited by other critics, examines the interplay between sadness and hope in the play.

Gerhardie, William, Anton Chekhov: A Critical Study, St. Martin's Press, 1974.

This book is a reprint of the 1923 edition, one of the first critical studies of Chekhov before his genius was widely recognized throughout the world. It is considered the one book that any serious student of Chekhov must read.

Karlinsky, Simon, "Chekhov: The Gentle Subversive," introduction to The Letters of Anton Chekhov, Harper & Row, 1973, pp. 1-32.

A political analysis of Chekhov, who is usually treated by critics as an artist who was removed from politics. Russia at the turn of the century had a delicate political balance, and Karlinsky examines how Chekhov reflected that balance and toyed with it.

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