Anton Pavlovich
[an-ton pav-loh-vich;; Russian uhn-tawn puh-vlaw-vyich] /ˈæn tɒn pævˈloʊ vɪtʃ;; Russian ʌnˈtɔn pʌˈvlɔ vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA), 1860–1904, Russian short-story writer and dramatist.
Contemporary Examples

This might have inspired Wright to enclose part of his Anna Karenina inside a theater, as if a Chekhov play is being mounted.
‘The Trial’ & More Top Film Adaptations of Literary Classics (VIDEO) Jimmy So November 23, 2012

The play even makes reference to Chekhov, giving it enough elitist cred for some voters.
Who’ll Win a 2013 Tony Award—and Who Deserves To Janice Kaplan June 5, 2013

My new book, Celebrity Chekhov, is an homage and a travesty.
Chekhov Meets Paris Hilton Ben Greenman October 18, 2010

As a reader, she adds, her earliest influence came from translations of Hemingway and Chekhov.
China’s Chekhov Jane Ciabattari September 21, 2010

Cynthia Ozick has called this peerless master of the short story “our Chekhov.”
Three Cheers for Alice Munro’s Nobel Prize in Literature Malcolm Jones October 9, 2013

Historical Examples

Neither Chekhov nor Andreev have attempted to lift that black pall of despair that hangs over Russian fiction.
Essays on Russian Novelists William Lyon Phelps

Chekhov’s letters to his wife after his marriage have not as yet been published.
Letters of Anton Chekhov Anton Chekhov

They look up to Tolstoi and Chekhov, and reject all principles founded upon more romantic and more genial models.
The Spirit of the Ghetto Hutchins Hapgood

After dinner Chekhov used to go off to his bedroom and lock himself in to “read.”
Letters of Anton Chekhov Anton Chekhov

Such criticism hurt Chekhov a good deal, and embittered him even more than he was already embittered by Russian life itself.
Reminiscences of Anton Chekhov Maxim Gorky

Anton Pavlovich (anˈtɔn ˈpavləvitʃ). 1860–1904, Russian dramatist and short-story writer. His plays include The Seagull (1896), Uncle Vanya (1900), The Three Sisters (1901), and The Cherry Orchard (1904)


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