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Dead souls : a poem

Author: Гоголь, Николай Васильевич, 1809-1852. ; Nikolaĭ Vasilʹevich Gogolʹ; Christopher English
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Series: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Although Dead Souls (1842) was largely composed by Gogol during self-imposed exile in Italy in the late 1830s, his last work remains to this day the most essentially Russian of all the great novels in Russian literature. As we follow its hero Chichikov, a dismissed civil servant turned confidence man, about the Russian countryside in pursuit of his shady enterprise, there unfolds before us a gallery of characters
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Genre/Form: Satirical literature
Humorous fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Гоголь, Николай Васильевич, 1809-1852. ; Nikolaĭ Vasilʹevich Gogolʹ; Christopher English
ISBN: 0192818376 9780192818379 9780199554669 0199554668
OCLC Number: 38311639
Description: xliv, 448 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Other Titles: Mertvye dushi.
Responsibility: Nikolai Vasilyevich Gogol ; translated and edited by Christopher English ; with an introduction by Robert Maguire.
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With its rich and ebullient language, ironic twists and startling juxtapositions, Dead Souls (1842) stands as one of the most dazzling and poetic masterpieces of the nineteenth century. This  Read more...

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