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Short Stories by Anton Chekhov

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Length: 1 hour


Chekhov's ability to dispense with a striking incident, his minimalist use of carefully selected lexicon, his impressionism, and his freedom from the literary conventions of the highly plotted and formalized story revolutionised modern fiction. Chekhov's stories combine specific detail of realism with the poetic lyricism of Romanticism. This selection of stories is read in Russian by Yevgeni Kindinov.

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