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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 17.00
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 6.99
Drama Classics series The world's great plays at a great little price. Each pocket-sized volume contains: a full introduction an author biography notes on historical and theatrical context a plot synopsis key dates a further reading list a glossary of unusual words and phrases (English-language texts) The Government Inspector is a classic... more...
- OBERON BOOKS Ltd 2005; US$ 14.99
One of the most famous comedies in world theatre, Gogol's masterpiece has lost none of its bite. In a small town corruption is rife, and the Mayor and his cronies have got it made. So when they learn they are going to be subject to an undercover government inspection they panic. Mistaking a penniless nobody for the inspector they swiftly fall victims... more...
- Copyright Group 2014; US$ 3.79
Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol was born on 31st March 1809 in present day Ukraine which was then the Russian Cossack village of Sorochyntsi. Nikolai's parents were relatively affluent; his mother's family were Polish landowners and his father, who wrote poetry in Ukrainian and Russian, was a descendant of Ukrainian Cossacks. Nikolai had a good education... more...