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SOURCE:   Philological Sciences. Issues of Theory and Practice. Tambov: Gramota, 2017. 9. Part 1. P. 11-16. ISSN 1997-2911.
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THE PERCEPTION AND ASSESSMENT OF A. P. CHEKHOVS EARLY SHORT STORIES (1882-1888) BY ENGLISH TRANSLATORS

Alen'kina Tat'yana Borisovna
Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (State University)


Abstract. The article deals with the first attempts of English translators in interpretation of A. P. Chekhovs works. Based on the material of A. P. Chekhovs early short stories ("The Sister", "At Home", "That Wretched Boy", "A Chameleon"), the features of the English-speaking manner of writing typical for the epoch and unique for each translator are shown. The author points out the inconsistency of the translation strategy, however the striving of translators to show the peculiarities of the individual style of the Russian writer, especially the dynamics of the characters speech, which is rich in colloquial and expressive vocabulary, can be observed.
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