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CHEKHOV:  SELECTED STORIES AND PLAYS, SPRING 2020 
Text: The Portable Chekhov, edited by Avrahm Yarmolinsky, Penguin Books
George Young.  chekhov0329@gmail.com   207.256.9112

All the stories and plays are on Gutenberg.org  for free


March 30  LETTERS:  596-631,   RECOLLECTIONS, by Maxim Gorky (optional) STORIES:  Vanka, The Privy Councillor, A Calamity, At the Mill The Chameleon, The Siren, Sergeant Prishibeyev  34-103


April 6 The Culprit, Daydreams, Heartache, An Encounter, The Letter,  The Kiss, The Name-Day Party 103-222


April 13 An Attack of Nerves, Gusev, Anna on the Neck, In the Cart, At  Home 222-311


April 20 Peasants, The Man in a Shell, Gooseberries, About Love, The  Darling  312-411


April 27 The Lady with the Pet Dog, At Christmas Time, On Official  Business, In the Ravine  412-512

Dana Gioia essay “The Lady with the Pet Dog”

To watch “The Lady with the Pet Dog” video you must go to this website: https://sovietmoviesonline.com/melodrama/177-dama-s-sobachkoy.html Scroll down a bit until you see “Watch online The Lady with the Dog with English Russian Spanish Portuguese Arabic Persian subtitles.” You may need to pay $5 to watch the movie if it won’t allow you to watch it free.


May 4   PLAYS:  The Boor, 514-530   The Cherry Orchard   531-594

MSC Monday Morning Players perform The Boor

Film – The Cherry Orchard Part I
Film – The Cherry Orchard Part II
Film – The Cherry Orchard Part III


The readings can be found in the table of contents: