Knox Library hosts Chekhov fest

KNOXVILLE, TN – Readers are invited to join fellow book-lovers at the Knox County Public Library for an in-depth look into the stories of Anton Chekhov, the father of the modern short story. Professor Natalia Pervukhin, author of Anton Chekhov: The Sense and the Nonsense, will lead the discussions at Lawson McGhee Library October 3 & 10, 2017, at 6:30 pm. Stories scheduled to be explored include Joy, Object d’Art, A Daughter of Albion, A Defenseless Creature, A Silly Frenchman, In a Strange Land, Sleepy, and Enemies .

The Check Out Chekhov event is part of ChekhovFest, hosted by the University of Tennessee’s Dept. of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures and is being held in conjunction with Clarence Brown Theatre’s production of Three Sisters.

The Lawson McGhee Library is located at 500 W Church Avenue in downtown Knoxville.

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