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Gogol Dead Souls

  • Dead Souls by Nikolai Gogol was first published in 1842, and is one of the most prominent works of 19th-century Russian literature. 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....

    Publisher : MobileReference.com
    published : 2010
  • 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...

    Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
    published : 2011
  • 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”.

    Publisher : Andrews UK
    published : 2012
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    Publisher : ReadHowYouWant
    published : 2009
  • 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...

    Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
    published : 2014
  • Chichikov, a mid-level Imperial Russian bureaucrat, schemes to line his own pockets by buying ?dead souls? from the landowners of a small town and then representing the souls as alive in order to secure a loan. When his scheme is revealed, Chichikov flees before he can be arrested, taking his plot to another unsuspecting town. Be it mystery, romance,...

    Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
    published : 2015
  • 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. A comic masterpiece.

    Publisher : Dover Publications
    published : 2012
  • The classic satire of greed, corruption, and paranoia in czarist Russia In a small Russian town, the rich wield the power of the gods over their serfs, who remain enslaved even in death. Life is turned upside down with the arrival of Chichikov, a mysterious gentleman who wants to buy the rights to these useless ?dead souls.? What is this strange...

    Publisher : Open Road Media
    published : 2016
  • A Masterpiece of Social and Political Commentary ?However stupid a fools words may be, they are sometimes enough to confound an intelligent man.? ? Nikolai Gogol, Dead Souls In Nikolai Gogo's Dead Souls, a middle class man seeks to use a loophole in the Russian feudal system to create a fortune. This Xist Classics edition has been professionally...

    Publisher : Xist Publishing
    published : 2015
  • Dead Souls by Nikolai Gogol from Coterie Classics All Coterie Classics have been formatted for ereaders and devices and include a bonus link to the free audio book. ?You can't imagine how stupid the whole world has grown nowadays. The things these scribblers write! ? ? Nikolai Gogol, Dead Souls Dead Souls by Nikolai Gogol is the story of personal...

    Publisher : Xist Publishing
    published : 2016
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