The schoolmistress

a farce in three acts
  • 65 Pages
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  • English

W. Heinemann , London
Other titlesThe school mistress
Statementby Arthur W. Pinero
SeriesThe plays of Arthur W. Pinero, English and American drama of the nineteenth century
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationviii, 65 p
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15160389M

The Schoolmistress book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. First produced inthis three-act comedy (a farce of character an 3/5.

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The Schoolmistress is historical fiction of superior nature. Shorter but similar to "War and Peace" it follows the maturing and love development of a young schoolmistress who teaches passionately, deeply cares for her students, and defies authority when conscience demands.5/5(1).

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Originally published in This volume from the Cornell University Library's print collections was scanned on an APT BookScan and 4/5(9). The Strict Schoolmistress: Book One. This collection of schoolboy tales, typically set in boarding or preparatory schools, take place at a time when corporal punishment, usually by cane or slipper, occurred on an almost daily basis.

Each story features a schoolmistress or matron who is a stickler for discipline.4/5. The Schoolmistress and the Spy book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. England, May, After years of following her impro /5. The Schoolmistress by Anton Chekhov.

AT half-past eight they drove out of the town. The highroad was dry, a lovely April sun was shining warmly, but the snow was still lying in the ditches and in the woods.

Winter, dark, long, and spiteful, was hardly over; spring had come all of a sudden/ The Young Schoolmistress. Jean-Siméon Chardin.

Overview / In-depth. A young child is being taught by an older girl, perhaps in her early teens, who is possibly an elder sister or another relation such as a cousin. Despite the picture’s title, this is a private lesson, probably taking place at home rather than at school.

The younger child is. The Strict Schoolmistress: Book Four. This fourth collection of schoolboy tales, typically set in boarding or preparatory schools, take place at a time when corporal punishment, usually by cane or slipper, occurred on an almost daily basis.

Each story features a schoolmistress or matron who is a stickler for discipline.3/5. Jul 15,  · Publisher Description The title story is a careful reminder of the soul-deadening life of a teacher in the Russian countryside -- for in Russia of Chekhov's day, education was less-valued than it is today, and teachers greatly underpaid and undervalued.1/5(1).

Anton Chekhov () was a Russian author of plays and short stories. Although Chekhov became a physician and once considered medicine his primary career, he gained fame and esteem through writing, ultimately producing a number of well-known plays, including The Seagull and Uncle Vanya, and a large body of innovative short stories that influenced the evolution of the form.5/5(1).

Book from Project Gutenberg: The Schoolmistress: A Farce in Three Acts. The Schoolmistress And other stories Anton Chekhov The Schoolmistress AT halfpast eight they drove out of the town.

The highroad was dry, a lovely April sun was shining warmly, but the snow was still lying in the ditches and in the woods. Apple Books Preview. The Schoolmistress, and other stories. Anton Chekhov. Publisher Description.

The title story is a careful reminder of the soul-deadening life of a teacher in the Russian countryside -- for in Russia of Chekhov's day, education was less-valued than it is today, and teachers greatly underpaid and undervalued.

Chekhov was of a. The Schoolmistress is a farce by Arthur Wing Pinero. It depicts the complications at a girls' boarding school when the headmistress is away, leaving her feckless husband in charge. The play opened at the Court Theatre, London in March and ran for performances.

The Schoolmistress Arthur Wing PINERO ( - ) The second of Pinero's farces, following the wildly successful The Magistrate, and likewise a hit.

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The Schoolmistress has a secret: "Think of the deception I am practising upon dear Vere. The Schoolmistress with the Golden Eyes is a family-run pension, in the heart of Mithymna, in Lesvos Island. It shares its name with the title of Stratis Myrivilis popular book and was once the home of its main character, Myrivilis lover Stella/10().

Tales of Chekhov, Vol. 9: The Schoolmistress, and other stories 1. The Schoolmistress. A Nervous Breakdown. Misery. Champagne. After the Theatre. 4/5. This is Volume 9 of the Tales of Chekhov with 21 short stories, including: The Schoolmistress; A Nervous Breakdown; Misery; Champagne; After The Theatre; A Lady's Story; In Exile; The Cattle-Dealers; Sorrow; On Official Duty; The First-Class Passenger; A Tragic Actor; A Transgression; Small Fry; The Requiem; In The Coach-House; Panic Fears; The Bet; The Head-Gardener's Story; The Beauties; and, The Author: Anton Pavlovich Chekhov.

The schoolmistress -- A nervous breakdown -- Misery -- Champagne -- After the theatre -- A lady's story -- In exile -- The cattle dealers -- Sorrow -- On official duty -- The first-class passenge -- A tragic actor -- A transgression -- Small fry -- The requiem -- In the coach-house -- Panic fears -- The bet -- The head gardener's story -- The.

The debut book in the series was titled as ‘Village School’. This book was released by the Mariner Book publishers in the year The beginning part of the novel introduces the stunning and remarkable schoolmistress named Miss Read, along with the lovable group of her children.

Page - The reptile who has made a fool of me in the eyes of my wife and daughter. Ugh. But I must husband my strength for Queckett. I have been a very careful man all my life; as far as muscular economy goes, Queckett shall have the savings of a lifetime.

Description The Schoolmistress and Other Stories contains twenty-one tales by Russian master of drama and the short story, Anton Chekhov. Among the stories is one of Chekhov’s classics, The Bet, in which a greedy banker makes an ill-considered bet regarding capital punishment with a young and impressionable guest.3/5(2).

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Jul 15,  · Apple Books Preview. The Schoolmistress, and other stories. Anton Chekhov.1 Rating; Publisher Description. The title story is a careful reminder of the soul-deadening life of a teacher in the Russian countryside -- for in Russia of Chekhov's day, education was less-valued than it is today, and teachers greatly underpaid and undervalued 5/5(1).

The Schoolmistress has a secret: "Think of the deception I am practising upon dear Vere. Think of the people who believe in the rigid austerity of Caroline Dyott, Principal of Volumnia College. Think of the precious confidence reposed in me by the parents and relations of twenty-seven innocent pupils.

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The Schoolmistress, and Other Stories by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov - Free Ebook Project GutenbergCited by: 4. Nov 08,  · The second of Pinero's farces, The Schoolmistress has a secret: "Think of the deception I am practicing upon dear Vere! Think of the people who believe in the rigid austerity of Caroline Dyott.The Schoolmistress.

AT half-past eight they drove out of the town. The highroad was dry, a lovely April sun was shining warmly, but the snow was still lying in the ditches and in the woods. Winter, dark, long, and spiteful, was hardly over; spring had come all of a sudden.Book/Novel Title: The Schoolmistress, and Other Stories.

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