The Resource The black monk and other stories, Anton Chekhov, (electronic resource)

The black monk and other stories, Anton Chekhov, (electronic resource)

Label
The black monk and other stories
Title
The black monk and other stories
Statement of responsibility
Anton Chekhov
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Doctors and kind relations will succeed in stupefying mankind, in making mediocrity pass for genius and in bringing civilisation to ruin.' Kovrin is a gifted man, well educated. Following advice of his doctor he decides to leave his busy city lifestyle and travels to recover his health in a beautiful family country estate. There he meets this mystical and prophetic Black Monk, a character from an ancient legend, which he thought was nothing more than a hallucination. The Black Monk ignites intellectual stimulation, greatly improves Kovrin's mental faculties for a while, and engages him in discussions about eternal life, truth, philosophy, and even fame. What the Monk says to him flatters, not his vanity, but his whole soul, his whole being. Kovrin begins to experience moments of greatness with each Black Monk encounter. Then his doctors and kind relations succeed in curing his illness and a terrible accident happens
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1860-1904
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Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Electronic books
  • Russia
  • Short stories, Russian
Target audience
adult
Label
The black monk and other stories, Anton Chekhov, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12070447
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT12070447
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12070447
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12070447
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The black monk and other stories, Anton Chekhov, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12070447
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT12070447
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12070447
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12070447
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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