Copy draft translation and adaptation of Chatsky, or The Importance of Being Stupid: A verse comedy in Four Acts, based on a play by Alexander Griboyedov .

Scope and Content

The original typescript (of which this is a photocopy) contains handwritten annotations by Burgess. Artellus Limited, acting as literary agents for the Burgess estate, have annotated the photocopy to include lines of text omitted during the photocopying process.


Date of photocopy is c.2010. The date of the original typescript (of which this is a copy) is 1991.