Chekhov’s Gun


Year of birth: (born::1860)
Year of death: (died::1904)
Nationality: (nationality::Russian)
Family: Father - Pavel Yegorovich Chekhov, Mother - Yevgeniya Yakovlevna, Wife - Olga Knipper
Period: (timecontext::19th century, early 20th century)


Important Works: (impworks::The Seagull, Uncle Vanya, Three Sisters, The Cherry Orchard)
Contributions: Pioneering work in modern short stories and drama, emphasis on realism and subtle character development
Key Ideas: (KeyIdeas::Realism, Subtext, Modernism in Theatre)
Known For: (KnownFor::Short Stories, Plays)

Influenced By: (influencedby::Leo Tolstoy, Ivan Turgenev, Alexander Pushkin)