This might have inspired Wright to enclose part of his Anna Karenina inside a theater, as if a Chekhov play is being mounted.
The play even makes reference to Chekhov, giving it enough elitist cred for some voters.
My new book, Celebrity Chekhov, is an homage and a travesty.
As a reader, she adds, her earliest influence came from translations of Hemingway and Chekhov.
Cynthia Ozick has called this peerless master of the short story “our Chekhov.”
Neither Chekhov nor Andreev have attempted to lift that black pall of despair that hangs over Russian fiction.
Chekhov's letters to his wife after his marriage have not as yet been published.
They look up to Tolstoi and Chekhov, and reject all principles founded upon more romantic and more genial models.
After dinner Chekhov used to go off to his bedroom and lock himself in to "read."
Such criticism hurt Chekhov a good deal, and embittered him even more than he was already embittered by Russian life itself.