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Nikolai Gogol, Collection By Nikolai Gogol
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Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol (31 March 1809 – 4 March 1852) was a Ukrainian-born Russian dramatist, novelist and short story writer. In this ebook: The Mantle and Other Stories Translator: Claud... More > Field The Inspector-General Translator: Thomas Seltzer Dead Souls Translator: D. J. Hogarth Taras Bulba and Other Tales< Less
The Works of Nikolai Gogol By Nikolai Gogol
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This collection has all of the following books: Taras Bulba Dead Souls The Inspector-General: A Comedy In Five Acts St. John's Eve: A Story Told By the Sacristan of the Dikanka Church A May... More > Night The Viy How the Two Ivans Quarrelled Memoirs of a Madman The Nose The Calash The Cloak The Mysterious Portrait< Less
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol Nikolai Gogol
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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... More > as a remorseless satire of imperial Russian venality, vulgarity, and pomp. As Gogol's wily antihero, Chichikov, combs the back country wheeling and dealing for "dead souls"--deceased serfs who still represent money to anyone sharp enough to trade in them--we are introduced to a Dickensian cast of peasants, landowners, and conniving petty officials, few of whom can resist the seductive illogic of Chichikov's proposition.< Less
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Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
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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... More > as a remorseless satire of imperial Russian venality, vulgarity, and pomp. As Gogol's wily antihero, Chichikov, combs the back country wheeling and dealing for "dead souls"--deceased serfs who still represent money to anyone sharp enough to trade in them--we are introduced to a Dickensian cast of peasants, landowners, and conniving petty officials, few of whom can resist the seductive illogic of Chichikov's proposition.< Less
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
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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... More > as a remorseless satire of imperial Russian venality, vulgarity, and pomp. As Gogol's wily antihero, Chichikov, combs the backcountry wheeling and dealing for "dead souls"--deceased serfs who still represent money to anyone sharp enough to trade in them--we are introduced to a Dickensian cast of peasants, landowners, and conniving petty officials, few of whom can resist the seductive illogic of Chichikov's proposition.< Less
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
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Dead Souls is a novel by the Russian dramatist Nikolai Gogol, first published in 1842, and widely regarded as an exemplar of 19th-century Russian literature. The purpose of the novel was to... More > demonstrate the flaws and faults of the Russian mentality and character. Gogol portrayed those defects through Pavel Ivanovich Chichikov and the people whom he encounters in his endeavours. These people are typical of the Russian middle-class of the time. Gogol himself saw it as an "epic poem in prose", and within the book as a "novel in verse". Despite supposedly completing the trilogy's second part, Gogol destroyed it shortly before his death. Although the novel ends in mid-sentence (like Sterne's Sentimental Journey), it is usually regarded as complete in the extant form.< Less
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
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Dead Souls is a satirical examination of 1800's Russian nobility and society. The work is often called Gogol's greatest. It is also considered a Russian prose poem. In post-Napoleonic Russia,... More > landowners owned serfs who worked the land. A man's wealth was not only determined by the amount of land he had, but also by the number of souls he owned. Tchitchikov, the protagonist, and proclaimed hero of the story decides to purchase dead souls in order to become rich. Because a census is taken every year, he can buy the souls cheaper and then claim the dead souls as his own. The novel follows the exploits of Tchitchikov as he travels throughout the Russian countryside in the quest to buy souls from wealthy landowners.< Less
Best Russian Short Stories By Nikolai Gogol
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Best Russian Short Stories In this ebook: THE QUEEN OF SPADES A.S. Pushkin THE CLOAK N.V. Gogol THE DISTRICT DOCTOR I.S. Turgenev THE CHRISTMAS TREE AND THE WEDDING F.M. Dostoyevsky GOD SEES THE... More > TRUTH, BUT WAITS L.N. Tolstoy HOW A MUZHIK FED TWO OFFICIALS M.Y. Saltykov THE SHADES, A PHANTASY V.G. Korolenko THE SIGNAL V.N. Garshin THE DARLING A.P. Chekhov THE BET A.P. Chekhov VANKA A.P. Chekhov HIDE AND SEEK F.K. Sologub DETHRONED I.N. Potapenko THE SERVANT S.T. Semyonov ONE AUTUMN NIGHT M. Gorky HER LOVER M. Gorky LAZARUS L.N. Andreyev THE REVOLUTIONIST M.P. Artzybashev THE OUTRAGE A.I. Kuprin MUMU……………….Ivan Turgenev THE SHOT……………Alexander Poushkin ST. JOHN'S EVE………Nikolai Vasilievitch Gogol AN OLD ACQUAINTANCE… Lyof N. Tolstoi< Less
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
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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... More > as a remorseless satire of imperial Russian venality, vulgarity, and pomp. As Gogol's wily antihero, Chichikov, combs the back country wheeling and dealing for "dead souls"--deceased serfs who still represent money to anyone sharp enough to trade in them--we are introduced to a Dickensian cast of peasants, landowners, and conniving petty officials, few of whom can resist the seductive illogic of Chichikov's proposition.< Less

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