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The Cherry Orchard

by Anton Chekhov


Translated by Julius West, 1916

From: Plays, by Anton Tchekoff. 2d series, tr. with an introduction by Julius West. New York, Scribner's, 1917. 277 p. 20 cm. CONTENTS: On the high road.--The proposal.-The wedding.--The bear.--A tragedian in spite of himself.--The anniversary.--The three sisters.--The cherry orchard.


The action takes place on Mme. RANEVSKY'S estate


  1. Act One
  2. Act Two
  3. Act Three
  4. Act Four
  5. Notes

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