Articles tagged anton chekhov

Nuri Bilge Ceylan Awakens Chekhov from a ‘Winter Sleep’

At 196 minutes, Winter Sleep is no easy watch, but in its Chekhovian echoes it becomes a confident mood piece.

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Walk the Blue Fields by Claire Keegan

Treating the dismay and dissatisfaction of her characters as a quiet inconvenience, the real tragedy of these stories is their tone of grim and expedient inevitability.

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The Complete Short Novels by Anton Chekhov

In the space of these five short works the conscientious reader can chart the gradual awakening of a major talent.

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

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"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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