Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Narrative prose is a legal wife, while drama is a posturing, boisterous, cheeky and wearisome mistress.
Anton Pavlovich Chekhov
Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860-1904), Russian author, playwright. Letter, January 15, 1889, to A.N. Pleshcheev. Complete Works and Letters in Thirty Volumes, Letters, vol. 3, p. 139, "Nauka" (1976).