Anton Chekhov
"The Bet", The Cherry Orchard, more

201 Stories by Anton Chekhov
E-texts of stories that have been translated into English.

Anton Chekhov on the 8 Qualities of Cultured People
This letter from Chekhov to his older brother Nikolai "dispenses a hearty dose of tough love and outlines the eight qualities of cultured people including honesty, altruism, and good habits."

"The Bet"
Summary and a variety of during- and post-reading activities.

A Sure Bet!
How long would you be willing to remain in solitary confinement for two million dollars? Designed for grade 9, this unit takes about 5 days to complete. Adobe Reader required for access.

The Cherry Orchard
Synopsis and a wealth of study questions.

The Cherry Orchard
Online text of the play.

The Cherry Orchard
Text of the play in multiple formats, including EPUB, Kindle, and plain text.

"The Darling" and other stories
Text of the story in multiple formats, including EPUB, Kindle, and plain text.

"Expensive Lessons"
Text of the story.

"Gooseberries"
Text of the story.

"The Looking Glass"
Text of the story.

"The Tutor"
Text of the story.

Understanding Literature
Scroll down on the page to find biography of Anton Chekhov and discussion questions for "The Lady with the Dog."