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The Proposal

Anton Chekhov

The Proposal is a one act comic farce by Anton Chekhov. In Chekhov's Russia, marriage was a means of economic stability for most people. They married to gain wealth and possessions. In this play, the concept of marriage is being satirized to show the real purpose of marriage - materialistic gain rather than true love. (Summary with reference to Wikipedia) Cast: Stepan Stepanovich Chubukov - read by John Eddings Natalya Stepanovna - read by Ruth Golding Ivan Vassilevitch Lomov - read by Simon Larois Stage directions - read by Philippa Audio edited by Ruth Golding

The Proposal is a one act comic farce by Anton Chekhov. In Chekhov's Russia, marriage was a means of economic stability for most people. They married to gain wealth and possessions. In this play, the concept of marriage is being satirized to show the real purpose of marriage - materialistic gain rather than true love. (Summary with reference to Wikipedia) Cast: Stepan Stepanovich Chubukov - read by John Eddings Natalya Stepanovna - read by Ruth Golding Ivan Vassilevitch Lomov - read by Simon Larois Stage directions - read by Philippa Audio edited by Ruth Golding
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The Proposal is a one act comic farce by Anton Chekhov. In Chekhov's Russia, marriage was a means of economic stability for most people. They married to gain wealth and possessions. In this play, the concept of marriage is being satirized to show the real purpose of marriage - materialistic gain rather than true love. (Summary with reference to Wikipedia) Cast: Stepan Stepanovich Chubukov - read by John Eddings Natalya Stepanovna - read by Ruth Golding Ivan Vassilevitch Lomov - read by Simon Larois Stage directions - read by Philippa Audio edited by Ruth Golding

Language:

English

Narrators:

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Length:

31m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

31:48