Emmet, Alfred (________ playwright, adaptor, 19__-____), “The Proposal,”
a __-minute farce in English adapted from the Russian original of Anton Chekhov, set in the reception-room in Tchubukov’s country house, on an estate in Czarist Russia, 1889,
© 1989 by Alfred Emmet;
• in Alfred Emmet’s Anton Chekhov’s The Proposal (London: Samuel French, Inc., 1989), ISBN 0-573-12213-X, 14 pp.;
• scripts/rights available from Samuel French, Ltd, 52 Fitzroy Street, London W1P 6JR, England, http://www.samuelfrench-london.co.uk/sf/Pages/acted/fae_p.html#anchor title P.
• Cited in Play Index, 1988-1992: An Index to 4,397 Plays, edited by Juliette Yaakov (____-____) and John Greenfieldt (____-____) (New York: The H. W. Wilson Company, 1993), ISSN 0554-3037, LCCN 64-1054, 542 pp.
Ivan Vasilevich Lomov (m), 50, _____; _____ (m), _____; _____ (f), _____.
“Hypochondriacal suitor quarrels with girl he wants to marry, but shed accepts him.”—Yaakov and Greenfieldt, p. 112.
“Lomov, a portly, neurotic, hypochondriacal landowner, summons up his courage and calls on a neighbor to propose marriage to his daughter.”—Monologue Search Results, http://www.monologuemadness.com/cgi-bin/mm/intersect.cgi?c=575&qs=0, accessed November 13, 2002.
Adaptation of the play by Anton Chekhov. • See Chekhov, Anton for adaptations or translations by Michael Frayne, Michael Henry Heim, Ronald Hingley.
Chekhov (Anton Chekhov, Russian playwright, doctor, author, 1860-1904), courtship, hypochondria.