A Russian Affair (Great Loves) by Anton Chekhov PDF

By Anton Chekhov

ISBN-10: 0141963964

ISBN-13: 9780141963969

Penguin's nice Loves Series

When Gurov sees the woman with the little puppy on a windswept prom, he understands he should have her. yet she isn't the same as his different flings - he can't overlook her ...Chekhov's tales are of misplaced love, love on the mistaken time and love which could by no means be.

United by way of the topic of affection, the writings within the nice Loves sequence span over thousand years and enormously varied worlds. Readers might be brought to love's forever attention-grabbing chances and extremities: romantic love, platonic love, erotic love, homosexual love, virginal love, adulterous love, parental love, filial love, nostalgic love, unrequited love, illicit love, let alone misplaced love, twisted and obsessional love...

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Caught in the Rain, Twenty Minutes of Love; Caught in a A Busy Day, The Fatal Mallet, Her Friend the Bandit, The Knockout, Mabel's Busy Day, Mabel's MarLaughing Gas, The Property Man, The Face on the Bar- ried Life, room Floor, Recreation, Rounders, The New The Masquerader, His New Profession, The Those Love Pangs, Dough and Dyna- Janitors, Gentlemen of Nerve, His Musical Career, His Trysting Place, Punctured Romance, Getting Acquainted, His Prehistoric His New Job, A Night Out, The Champion, In the Past.

Ford can never become fashionable again for the rigidly ideoToo many of his characters wear uni- logical critics of the Left. forms without any tortuous reasoning why. Even the originally paci fistic What Price Glory is transformed by Ford into a nostalgic celebration of military camaraderie with the once-raucous Charmaine emerging from the dim shadows as an idealization of the Chivalric Code. As a director. Ford developed his craft in the twenties, achieved dramatic force in the thirties, epic sweep in the forties, and symbolic evocation in the fifties.

The highbrow critic can pick and choose; lowbrow reviewer must sit and suffer. Walter Kerr has defined the difference between reviewing and criticism as the difference between assuming that your reader has not seen the work in question and assuming that he has. Reviewing is thus a con- just the the sumer report for the uninitiated; criticism a conversation with the economic structure of the cinema that gives more power than the critic, but whereas in the other arts the critic makes up in academic prestige what he lacks in the market power of the reviewer, the film scholar has until very recently lacked both power and prestige.

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