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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...

  • Almas muertasby Nikolái Gógol

    IberiaLiteratura 2015; US$ 0.94

    Ebook con un sumario dinámico y detallado: Almas Muertas es una obra maestra del siglo XIX de la literatura rusa, escrita por Nikolái Gógol y publicada en 1842. Gógol la definió como un poema épico en prosa. Tiene ciertas similitudes con El Quijote pues el protagonista Chíchikov junto con su cochero y un criado emprenden viaje en su troika por los... 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...

  • 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

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 3.50

    A stranger arrives in a Russian backwater community with a bizarre proposition for the local landowners: cash for their "dead souls," the serfs who have died in their service and for whom they must continue to pay taxes until the next census. The landowner receives a payment and a relief of his tax burden, and the stranger receives ? what? Gogol's... more...

  • Dead Soulsby Nikolai Gogol

    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...