The Inspector-General: A Comedy in Five Acts

The Inspector-General: A Comedy in Five Acts

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by Nikolai Gogol, Thomas Seltzer
     
 

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Although it may read to modern audiences like a hilarious slapstick comedy, The Inspector-General is actually much more than that. Famed Russian writer Nikolai Gogol intended it to be a veiled but pointed satire of the ineptitude, corruption, and greed that exemplified the Russian bureaucracy in the nineteenth century. The witty play was later used as the

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Although it may read to modern audiences like a hilarious slapstick comedy, The Inspector-General is actually much more than that. Famed Russian writer Nikolai Gogol intended it to be a veiled but pointed satire of the ineptitude, corruption, and greed that exemplified the Russian bureaucracy in the nineteenth century. The witty play was later used as the basis for a movie version starring Danny Kaye (1949).

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ISBN-13:
9781775451556
Publisher:
The Floating Press
Publication date:
02/01/2011
Sold by:
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Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
182 KB

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The Inspector-General (the Government Inspector) 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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