A Tragic Figure
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts
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Original version: 1889

A Tragic Figure

By Anton Chekhov Translated by Stephen Mulrine
Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

Anton Chekhov's one-act play A Tragic Figure (From Country Life) is a comic duologue about a civil servant sweltering in Moscow coping with the incessant demands of his family from their summer dacha.

This translation by Chekhov expert Stephen Mulrine is published in the collection Chekhov: Shorts.

'That's what this country life does to you... They think it's funny, but I mean, I'm alive, I've got a life, and I want to live too! This isn't some sort of farce, it's a tragedy!'

Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

Also by Anton Chekhov:

Chekhov: Shorts
Three Sisters
The Bear
The Cherry Orchard
Three Sisters
The Cherry Orchard
Three Sisters
Uncle Vanya
The Seagull
Uncle Vanya
The Cherry Orchard
The Seagull
The Proposal
Chekhov's Three Sisters and Woolf's Orlando
Ivanov
The Wedding
Chekhov on Theatre
Seagull
Three Sisters
Three Sisters
Swansong
On the Evils of Tobacco

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Also by Stephen Mulrine:

Six Characters in Search of an Author
Chekhov on Theatre
The Government Inspector
The Cherry Orchard
The Servant of Two Masters
Cinzano & Smirnova's Birthday
An Enemy of the People
The Dance of Death
The Seagull
Three Sisters
The Misanthrope
Ibsen: Three Plays
Chekhov: Shorts
Ivanov
The Wild Duck
The Marriage of Figaro
The Game Of Love And Chance
The Bear
Children of the Sun
Uncle Vanya
John Gabriel Borkman
On the Evils of Tobacco
Swansong
Ghosts
The Proposal
Summerfolk
The Wedding

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