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Lady with the (a) Dog


The short story “Lady with the (a) Dog” was written by the Russian author Anton Chekhov.  The story is set in Russia in the 1890’s and concerns a love affair going on between a man and a woman who are both married to another.  Deep emotions are explored.  



LINNCWeb online catalog – Search Terms


  • Chekhov, Anton (Subject)
  • Lady with the Dog (Keyword)



Call Numbers for Browsing the Shelves


  • PG3456-PG3458



Circulating Books – A Selected List


  • Bloom, Harold (Ed.). Anton Chekhov: Bloom’s Major Short Story Writers. 2001.

                     Call Number: PG3458 .Z9 F532 2001

  • Chekhov, Anton. Stories. 2000.

                     Call Number: PG3456 .A13 P48 2000

  • Gottlieb, Vera and Paul Allain (Eds.). Cambridge Companion to Chekhov. 2000.

                      Call Number: PG3458 .Z8 C36 2000

  •  Hahn, Beverly. Chekhov: A Study of the Major Stories and Plays. 1977.

                      Call Number: PG3458 .Z8 H3

  • Kataev, Vladimir. If Only We Could Know: An Interpretation of Chekhov. 2002.

                      Call Number: PG3458 .Z8 K38213 2002



Reference Materials


  • Masterplots II: Short Story Series (Revised Edition)  – Call Number: REF PN3326 .M27 2004     

o   Vol. 4, pgs. 2240-42

  • Reference Guide to Short Fiction Call Number: REF PN3373 .R36 1994

o   Pgs. 120-121, 769-770

  • Short Story Criticism - Call Number: REF  PN3321 .S5 

o   Vol. 85, pgs. 112, 114, 128-130, 148, 163, 176-177, 191, 216, 219

  • Short Stories for Students  Call Number: REF PN3330 .S386

o   Vol. 5, pgs. 198-215

  • Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism  Call Number: REF PN771 .G27

o   Vol. 3, pgs. 149-155

o   Vol. 10, pgs. 111-115



Research Databases

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  • Academic Search Complete
  • Literary Reference Center
  • Literature Resources from Gale



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Last Revised on November 21, 2021


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