Anton Chekhov bibliography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

This is a partial list of Anton Chekhov's works:

Portrait of Chekhov by Isaak Levitan 1886

Plays[edit]

  • That Worthless Fellow Platonov (most commonly known as Пьеса без названия ['Untitled play'] or simply, Platonov; c. 1881)—provided the source material for Michael Frayn's Wild Honey
  • On the Harmful Effects of Tobacco (О вреде табака; 1886, 1902)
  • Swansong (1887)—one-act play
  • Ivanov (Иванов, 1887)—a drama in four acts
  • The Bear or The Boor (Медведь: Шутка в одном действии, 1888)—one act comedy
  • A Marriage Proposal (Предложение, c. 1888-1889)—one act
  • A Tragedian in Spite of Himself or A Reluctant Tragic Hero (Трагик поневоле, 1889)
  • The Wedding (Свадьба, 1889)—one act
  • The Wood Demon (Леший, 1889)—four-act comedy
  • The Festivities (Юбилей, 1891)
  • The Seagull (Чайка, 1896)—a comedy in four acts
  • Uncle Vanya (Дядя Ваня, 1899-1900)—based on The Wood Demon
  • Three Sisters (Три сестры, 1901)—a drama in four acts
  • The Cherry Orchard (Вишнёвый сад, 1904)—a comedy in four acts

Short stories[edit]

These are the best-known stories, in order of publication:

  • "The Death of a Government Clerk" (1883) „Смерть чиновника“
  • "The Chameleon" (1884) „Хамелеон“
  • "Oysters" (1884) „Устрицы“
  • "A Living Chronology" (1885) „Живая хронология“
  • "Small Fry" (1885) „Мелюзга“
  • "The Huntsman" (1885) „Егерь“
  • "A Malefactor" (1885) „Злоумышленник“
  • "Sergeant Prishibeyev" (1885) „Унтер Пришибеев“
  • "A Gentleman Friend" (1886) „Знакомый мужчина“
  • "At the Mill" (1886)
  • "Agafya" (1886) „Агафья“
  • "Anyuta" (1886) „Анюта“
  • "Easter Eve" (1886) „Святою ночью“
  • "Grisha" (1886) „Гриша“
  • "Misery" (1886) „Тоска“
  • "The Chorus Girl" (1886) „Хористка“
  • "The Requiem" (1886) „Панихида“
  • "Van'ka" (1886) „Ванька“
  • "Home" (1887) „Дома“
  • "The Siren" (1887) „Сирена“
  • "Kashtanka" (1887) „Каштанка“
  • "Sleepy" (1888) „Спать хочется“
  • "The Bet" (1889) „Пари“
  • "A Dreary Story" (1889) „Скучная история“
  • "Gusev" (1890) „Гусев“
  • "Peasant Wives" (1891) „Бабы“
  • "The Grasshopper" (1892) „Попрыгунья“
  • "In Exile" (1892) „В ссылке“
  • "Ward No. 6" (1892) „Палата № 6“
  • "The Black Monk" (1894) „Чёрный монах“
  • "Rothschild's Violin" (1894) „Скрипка Ротшильда“
  • "The Student" (1894) „Студент“
  • "The Teacher of Literature" (1894) „Учитель словесности“
  • "Anna on the Neck" (1895) „Анна на шее“
  • "Whitebrow" (1895) „Белолобый“
  • "Ariadna" (1895) „Ариадна“
  • "An Artist's Story [The House with the Mezzanine]" (1896) „Дом с мезонином“
  • "Peasants" (1897) „Мужики“
  • "The Petchenyeg" (1897) „Печенег“
  • "The Schoolmistress [In the Cart]" (1897) „На подводе“
  • "The Little Trilogy" (1898):
    • "The Man in a Case" „Человек в футляре“
    • "Gooseberries" „Крыжовник“
    • "About Love" „О любви“
  • "Ionych" (1898) „Ионыч“
  • "A Doctor's Visit [A Case History]" (1898) „Случай из практики“
  • " The Darling" (1899) „Душечка“
  • "On Official Duty" (1899) „По делам службы“
  • "The Lady with the Dog" (1899) „Дама с собачкой“
  • "At Christmas Time" (1900) „На святках“
  • "In the Ravine" (1900) „В овраге“
  • "The Bishop" (1902) „“Архиерей“
  • "Betrothed [The Fiancée]" (1903) „Невеста“

Novel[edit]

  • The Shooting Party (1884)

Novellas[edit]

  • The Steppe (1888) „Степь“
  • The Duel (1891) „Дуэль“
  • An Anonymous Story (Alternate translations: The Story of an Unknown Man/The Story of a Nobody] (1893) „Рассказ неизвестного человека“
  • Three Years (1895) „Три года“
  • My Life „Moya zhizn“ (1896) „Моя жизнь“

Nonfiction[edit]

  • A Journey to Sakhalin (1895), including:
    • Sakhalin Island (1891–1895)
    • Across Siberia

Letters[edit]

  • (In English translation)
    • Letters of Anton Chekhov to His Family and Friends: With a Biographical Sketch. Translated by Constance Garnett. New York. 1920. Internet Archive on-line edition.
    • Letters on the Short Story, the Drama, and Other Literary Topics, by Anton Chekhov. Selected and Edited by Louis S. Friedland. London. 1924.
    • The Letters of Anton Pavolvitch Tchekhov to Olga Leonardovna Knipper. Translated from the Russian by Constance Garnett. New York.
    • The Life and Letters of Anton Tchekov. Translated and Edited by S.S. Koteliansky and Philip Tomlinson. New York. 1925.
    • The Personal Papers of Anton Chekhov. Introduction by Matthew Josephson. New York. 1948.
    • The Selected Letters of Anton Chekhov. Edited by Lillian Hellman and translated by Sidonie Lederer. New York. 1955. ISBN 0-374-51838-6.
    • DEAR WRITER, DEAR ACTRESS: The Love Letters of Anton Chekhov and Olga Knipper. Ecco, 1997, ISBN 0-88001-550-0.
    • Anton Chekhov's Life and Thought: Selected Letters and Commentary. Translated by Simon Karlinsky, Michael Henry Heim, Northwestern University Press, 1997, ISBN 0-8101-1460-7.
    • A Life in Letters. Translated by Rosamund Bartlett, Anthony Phillips. Penguin Books, 2004. ISBN 0-14-044922-1.

Notebooks[edit]

External links[edit]

Audio[edit]