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Dead Souls: A Poem

Dead Souls: A Poem

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by Nikolai Gogol, Robert A. Maguire
     
 

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Gogol's tale of a dismissed civil servant turned unscrupulous confidence man is the most essentially Russian of all the great novels in Russian literature. With its rich and ebullient language, ironic twists, and cast of comedic characters, Dead Souls (1842) stands as one of the most dazzling and poetic masterpieces of the nineteenth century. This brilliant new

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Gogol's tale of a dismissed civil servant turned unscrupulous confidence man is the most essentially Russian of all the great novels in Russian literature. With its rich and ebullient language, ironic twists, and cast of comedic characters, Dead Souls (1842) stands as one of the most dazzling and poetic masterpieces of the nineteenth century. This brilliant new translation by Christopher English is complemented by a superb introductory essay by the pre-eminent Gogol scholar, Robert Maguire.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199554669
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
07/15/2009
Series:
Oxford World's Classics Series
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.60(h) x 1.00(d)

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