From the golden age of Russian theater: masterpieces by four great writers. Gogol's The Inspector General
(translated by John L. Seymour and George R. Noyes) skewers the stupidity and corruptibility of provincial officials. Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard
(translator anonymous) brilliantly depicts the passing of the semifeudal social order. The Lower Depths
by Gorky (translated by Jennie Covan) paints a grim picture of society on the eve of the Russian Revolution; and Turgenev's A Month in the Country
(translated by Constance Garnett) explores the absurdity of romantic love.
Dover Original selection of English translations of four plays.
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