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Anton Chekhov and how he became known as the “Great Artist”

Anton Chekhov and how he became known as the “Great Artist”

Find Anton Chekov on Amazon   Anton Chekhov’s artistic vocation sprung from his longing to be heard, and remembered.  More importantly, he wrote for the people, who were also capable of change, he said, “I believe in particular people, I see salvation in particular personalities, scattered here and there throughout the whole of Russia- whether they are intellectuals or peasants, and there is strength in them, though they are few.” Chekhov liked to toy with the idea of whether or not he was a true artist, as great artists always do.  In a letter to Alexei Pleshcheyev, he says, “My holy of holies is the human body, health, intelligence, talent, […]

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