Go Advanced Search
 

Get this free title from:




Free Stuff in These Categories
Find More Titles by
This Author: Anton Chekhov
This Publisher: LibriVox

My Life: The Story of a Provincial by Anton Chekhov

My Life: The Story of a Provincial

by Anton Chekhov

Title Details

Author
Publisher
 
Unabridged Edition
Running Time
3 Hrs. 41 Min.

Description

A provincial youth of wealth and noble status refuses to employ himself in the typical occupations of the higher classes, thus acquiring a reputation as a lazy good-for-nothing. In reality, he is intensely sensitive to the injustices perpetrated by his social class upon the working classes of town and country, and resolves to become a common laborer, taking employment as a house painter and ikon gilder. All classes of society around him respond to this revolutionary action with bewilderment and ridicule, even the lowest workmen feeling threatened by this insolent shaking of the cosmic structure. Possibly Chekhov's most passionate outcry against the corruption and hypocrisy of every class of conventional society, "My Life" resonates with an Ibsenesque outrage and frustration of powerful relevance to twenty-first century life.


People Who Liked My Life: The Story of a Provincial Also Liked These Free Titles:
  Poor Folk
by Fyodor Dostoevsky

  The Brothers Karamazov
by Fyodor Dostoevsky

Reviews & Ratings
User Reviews         Rate this title  

Podcast Details




Podcast Feed URL:

More Details

  • LearnOutLoud.com Product ID: M113770
Available On
Volumes
ISBN-10
ISBN-13
Download