Boris Godunov - The Little Tragedies - The Miserly Knight & Mozart and Salieri & The Stone Guest & A Feast in Time of Plague
Published by Oberon
Boris Godunovrecounts the tragic conflict between Tsar Boris and the pretender Dimitri. Following the death of Ivan the Terrible, Boris Godunov became regent for the feeble-minded Tsar Fyodor, the heir to whose throne, the boy-prince Dimitri, died mysteriously in 1591
It was widely rumoured that Boris had murdered him, and when a renegade monk later appeared claiming to be Dimitri, he rapidly became a focus for revolt
The four other plays in this volume belong to Pushkin's 'Little Tragedies'
They are A Feast in Time of Plague, The Miserly Knight, Mozart and Salieri and The Stone Guest