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Dead souls : a poem

Author: Гоголь, Николай Васильевич, 1809-1852. ; Nikolaĭ Vasilʹevich Gogolʹ; Robert A Maguire
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin, 2004.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chichikov, an enigmatic stranger and schemer, buys deceased serfs' names from their landlords' poll tax lists hoping to mortgage them for profit and to reinvent himself as a gentleman.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gogolʹ, Nikolaĭ Vasilʹevich, 1809-1852.
Dead souls.
London ; New York : Penguin, 2004
(OCoLC)645914466
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Гоголь, Николай Васильевич, 1809-1852. ; Nikolaĭ Vasilʹevich Gogolʹ; Robert A Maguire
ISBN: 0140448071 9780140448078
OCLC Number: 56466515
Language Note: Translated from the Russian.
Notes: Translated from the Russian.
Awards: Commended for Rossica Translation Prize 2005
Description: xli, 464 pages : illustrations, map ; 20 cm
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Mertvye dushi.
Responsibility: Nikolay Gogol ; translated with an introduction and notes by Robert A. Maguire.
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Chichikov, a mysterious stranger, arrives in the provincial town of 'N', visiting a succession of landowners and making each a strange offer. He proposes to buy the names of dead serfs still  Read more...

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Gogol was a strange creature, but then genius is always strange. (Vladimir Nabokov)"

 
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