The Orthodox Nationalist: Anton Chekhov (1860-1904)


Matt Johnson discusses:

  • Chekhov and the social origin of mental illness;
  • Short stories Ward No. 6 and A Nervous
    Breakdown
    ;
  • These short stories as anti-modernist and
    anti-bureaucratic;
  • Chekhov and the critique of modernism.


By: Fr. Matthew Raphael Johnson


Matthew Raphael Johnson is a scholar of Russian Orthodox history and philosophy. His research interests focus on Russian political theory and religious ideas, concentrating on the central role of nationalism, Eurasianism and the Orthodox tradition as forms of rebellion against globalism and liberalism. His Orthodox Nationalist podcast series is available here.

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