Wilson Center Experts

Edwina Jannie Cruise

Short-Term Grant
Kennan Institute

Expertise:
Russia and Eurasia
;
Russia
Affiliation:
Professor
Wilson Center Project(s):
The Russian Vaudeville from Karatygin to Chekhov
Term:
Jun 01, 1984
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Jun 01, 1984

Project Summary

the specific devices by which vaudeville evolved from the 1840s to the 1880s. French-influenced, primitively realist plays of Karatygin inventive and ironic vaudevilles of Chekhov Russian realism