Tag: misogyny

#182 Ariadne

Find today’s 10,545 word story here: http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/182.html Travis review: Ariadne is a gorgeous woman who wants and consumes like a fire. Her family denied her nothing and even when it meant stripping lodge roofs of iron so she could get the horse wanted. Shamohin tells the narrator (who happens to be a writer) about how... Read More »

#172 Rothschild’s Fiddle

Please find today’s 4,117 word story here http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/172.html Travis review: Today’s story has antisemitism, misogyny, complete misanthropy and in the end regret. Yakov Ivanov embodies self-loathing at it’s worst. He is a miserly, miserable undertaker. Chekhov sets the tone with this great opening line:  “The town was a little one, worse than a village, and... Read More »

#072 The Husband

Find today’s 1876 word story here: http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/072.html  Today’s story is broken into 2 parts. The first part is told in an omniscient point of view giving general and specific details about a cavalry regiment coming to a small town and the frenzied effect it has on the town’s women. The second part is exclusively from... Read More »