Historical Who is Who

CHEKHOV, Anton

1860 - 1904
Russia
LITERATURE

 

Dramatist and story-teller, he was a shrewd observer of human behaviour and the temptation to ‘sell-out’ which come from worldly recognition and status. He put integrity ahead of public preferment, as instanced by his loyalty to a fellow author (Gorky) instead of any royal reward.

Life

Writings

Video

An  introduction to Anton Chekhov (7 mins) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aKKYtByZlx8

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