Questions tagged [anton-chekhov]

For questions regarding the life and works of the Russian playwright and short-story writer Anton Chekhov (1860 – 1904). Uses this tag with the [russian-literature] tag. If the question is about a short story, you should also use the [short-stories] tag.

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Are “the meaning of life”, art, and in particular “the life of an artist” themes in Chekhov's drama “The Seagull”?

Are "the meaning of life", art, and in particular "the life of an artist" themes in Chekhov's drama "The Seagull"?
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Understanding the usage of “Philosophy” in Uncle Vanya

In "Uncle Vanya" by Chekhov, I noticed a usage of the word "philosophy" that seemed out of place. ASTROFF. A woman can only become a man's friend after having first been his acquaintance and then ...