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He stripped the story of many Death at the Excelsior of the features that had seemed essential to nineteenth-century readers: plot, narrative tension, and denouement. Yet many might argue that, it was translated but, in my perspective the genuine is always better.Death at the Excelsior During the Second World War he fought in North Africa and the Mediterranean region as a major and then a colonel. The result is a sparse and atmospheric work that has less in common with that other major fictional form--the novel--than it does with the lyric poem.'''Just when everything is going beautifully for archaeologist Emma Fielding -- a position at a respected university, a beautiful home in New England, and the warm love of Death at the Excelsior a devoted husband -- her world starts to crumble. I like how he made an effort to develop stories that featured the lives of peasants and working classes.) I found this to Death at the Excelsior be a little disappointing though. I found the writing to be typical of Russian authors, every dense and the story concluding with a moral ending, and not necessarily a happy one.
There is also a throwaway introduction by Edmund Wilson, of all people, delineating what is perhaps the least interesting thing about Chekhov: the Death at the Excelsior social background and class of his characters. Chekhov makes me wish I knew Russian, because I'd love to read him in his own language.What is left unsaid reveals as much or more Death at the Excelsior than what is said. It is far too depressing.And Death at the Excelsior unfortunately that meant the book was referring back to all kinds of events and characters that I knew nothing about. I read 4 stories from the collection for a discussion group.However, those collected in this volume are the Garnett translations--a good starting Death at the Excelsior place, but certainly not definitive. I'm sure I'm supposed to rate this higher because it's Chekhov.
Death at the Excelsior This book did not work for me at all. Banks on Sex And The Single Ghost.Plotting was abysmal, too many references to another book Death at the Excelsior w/o explanations and resolution was unsatisfactory. COMMENTS: 01/16/08 got from MOTB for upcoming discussion 03/19.Only read since it was a discussion Death at the Excelsior book. With so many excellent Chekhov anthologies on the market, I fail to see the necessity of this volume.I Death at the Excelsior originally picked this up because the cover art. The creation of this new literary form enables Chekhov to express some of the most penetrating psychological insights in modern literature and to share with readers a gentle and compassionate view of humanity.
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