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  • Taras Bulbaby Nikolai Gogol

    The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99

    Explore a fascinating period in history through the eyes of renowned Russian literary realist Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol. This historian-turned-fiction-writer had a lifelong interest in the culture of the Ukranian Cossacks, the community at the center of the tale "Taras Bulba" and several of the other stories brought together in this engrossing... more...

  • The Inspector-Generalby Nikolai Gogol; Thomas Seltzer

    The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99

    Although it may read to modern audiences like a hilarious slapstick comedy, The Inspector-General is actually much more than that. Famed Russian writer Nikolai Gogol intended it to be a veiled but pointed satire of the ineptitude, corruption, and greed that exemplified the Russian bureaucracy in the nineteenth century. The witty play was later used... more...

  • Dead Soulsby Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol; D. J. Hogarth

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 5.99

    Dead Souls is a socially critical black comedy. Set in Russia before the emancipation of serfs in 1861, the "dead souls" are dead serfs still being counted by landowners as property, as well as referring to the landowners' morality. Through surreal and often dark comedy, Gogol criticizes Russian society after the Napoleonic Wars. He intended... more...

  • The Mantleby Nikolai Gogol; Prosper Merimee; Claud Field

    The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99

    Explore the Russian creative movement known as literary realism through the work of writer Nikolai Vassilievitch Gogol, whom many critics regard not only as one of the foremost practitioners of this style, but also as one of the most significant literary figures of the twentieth century. This exquisitely translated collection brings together several... more...

  • Dead Soulsby Nikolai Gogol

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00

    Since its publication in 1842, Dead Souls has been celebrated as a supremely realistic portrait of provincial Russian life and as a splendidly exaggerated tale; as a paean to the Russian spirit and as a remorseless satire of imperial Russian venality, vulgarity, and pomp. As Gogol's wily antihero, Chichikov, combs the back country wheeling and dealing... more...

  • Dead Soulsby Nikolai Gogol

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 2.99

    One of the great classics of mid-19th century Russian literature, Dead Souls has been described by the author Nikolai Gogol as an “epic poem in prose”. more...

  • Meditations on the Divine Liturgyby Nikolai Gogol

    Holy Trinity Publications 2014; US$ 9.99

    With a new subject and scriptural index, as well as a short abstract on Nikolai Gogol as a religious personality, this reedited commentary on the Divine Liturgy?the primary public worship service of the Orthodox Church?is as practical as it is mystical. Gogol, one of the most prominent Russian writers of the 19th century, draws from the early Church... more...

  • Dead Soulsby Nikolai Gogol

    HarperCollins Canada 2014; US$ 1.99

    In Imperial Russia, Chichikov, a middle-class man, arrives in a small town and approaches landowners to collect their ?dead souls?serfs who have passed away but who are still registered as the landowner?s property. Although Chichikov initially reveals little about his purpose except to say that he does have a use for the souls, when his motive is... more...

  • Dead Soulsby Nikolai Gogol

    HarperCollins Canada 2014; Not Available

    In Imperial Russia, Chichikov, a middle-class man, arrives in a small town and approaches landowners to collect their ?dead souls?serfs who have passed away but who are still registered as the landowner?s property. Although Chichikov initially reveals little about his purpose except to say that he does have a use for the souls, when his motive is... more...

  • Dead Soulsby Nikolai Gogol

    HarperCollins Canada 2014; Not Available

    In Imperial Russia, Chichikov, a middle-class man, arrives in a small town and approaches landowners to collect their ?dead souls?serfs who have passed away but who are still registered as the landowner?s property. Although Chichikov initially reveals little about his purpose except to say that he does have a use for the souls, when his motive is... more...