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Chekhov"s leading lady a portrait of the actress Olga Knipper by Harvey J. Pitcher

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Published by J. Murray in London .
Written in English



  • Soviet Union


  • Knipper-Chekhova, Olʹga Leonardovna, 1868-1959,
  • Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904 -- Relations with women,
  • Actors -- Soviet Union -- Biography,
  • Authors, Russian -- 19th century -- Biography

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Edition Notes

StatementHarvey Pitcher.
LC ClassificationsPN2728.C46 P5
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 288 p., [6] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4179649M
ISBN 100719536812
LC Control Number80457462

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