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Tales ... from ... Gogol

Tales ... from ... Gogol

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Published by Sylvan Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementtranslated by Rosa Portnova
ContributionsPortnova, Rosa
The Physical Object
Pagination190 p.
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14669122M
LC Control Number46003795

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Gogol, Nikolai Vasilevich, Title: Taras Bulba, and Other Tales Contents: Taras Bulba -- St. John's Eve -- The Cloak -- How the Two Ivans Quarrelled -- The Mysterious Portrait -- The Calash. Language: English: LoC Class: PG: Language and Literatures: Slavic (including Russian), Languages and Literature: Subject: Short stories Subject.

Collected here are Gogol's finest tales - from the demon-haunted 'St John's Eve' to the strange surrealism of 'The Nose', from the heart-rending trials of the copyist in 'The Overcoat' to those of the delusional clerk in 'The Diary of a Madman' - allowing readers to experience anew the unmistakable genius of a writer who paved the way for Dostoevsky and Kafka.   Gogol, of course, is most famous for Dead Souls, but across all of his work he brilliantly mixed surrealism, satire, and dark humour with the macabre. Born in , he had sadly copped it by aged only Bugger. Petersburg Tales. Get used to Nevsky Prospect in the opener, as Gogol .

Collected here are Gogol's finest tales—stories that combine the wide-eyed, credulous imagination of the peasant with the sardonic social criticism of the city dweller—allowing readers to experience anew the unmistakable genius of a writer who paved the way for Dostoevsky and Kafka. All of Gogol's most memorable creations are here: the minor official who misplaces his nose, the downtrodden 4/5(6). Gogol was a rule-breaker, and these tales show a writer intent on following his crazed muse far and beyond the existing literary boundaries of the time. Recommended for fans of all the other modernist writers who eschewed literary conventions while indulging in robust satire of /5(13).


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About the Author Nikolai Gogol was born in the Ukraine in and died in Originally trained as a painter, he became interested in the theater and was soon known for his plays and short stories, notably "The Diary of a Madman" (), "The Nose" (), and "The Overcoat" ().

Dead Souls, his novel, was published in Cited by: 6. Gogol's tales in this book are split into two distinct sections. The first is concerned mostly with life in Ukraine in the early 19th century and is filled with superstitious people and the demons and devils they interact with regularly.

The stories are tremendously funny but also strange and dark, mysterious in the best, most inexplicable way/5. When Pushkin began to publish his magazine The Contemporary inhe included tales by Gogol in the early issues - ''The Carriage'' in the first and ''The Nose'' in the third.

April of that same year saw the triumph of his comedy The Inspector General. In Juneat the height of his fame, Gogol left Russia for Switzerland, Paris, and : About The Collected Tales Collected here are Gogol’s finest tales—stories that combine the wide-eyed, credulous imagination of the peasant with the sardonic social criticism of the city dweller—allowing readers to experience anew the unmistakable genius of a.

For the first time, the best of Gogol’s short fiction is brought together in a single volume: from the colorful Ukrainian tales that led some critics to call him "the Russian Dickens" to the Petersburg stories, with their black humor and wonderfully demented attitude toward Tales.

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About the Author Nikolai Gogol was born in the Ukraine in and died in Originally trained as a painter, he became interested in the theater and was soon known for his plays and short stories, notably "The Diary of a Madman" (), "The Nose" (), and "The Overcoat" ().

Dead Souls, his novel, was published in Reviews: In Gogol brought out the first volume of his Ukrainian stories (Evenings on a Farm Near Dikanka), which met with immediate followed it in with a second volume, and in by two volumes of stories entitled Mirgorod, as well as by two volumes of miscellaneous prose entitled this time Russian editors and critics such as Nikolai Polevoy and Nikolai Nadezhdin.

The Library of Congress has cataloged the Pantheon Books edition as follows: Gogol’, Nikolai Vasil’evich, – [Short stories. English. Selections] The Collected Tales of Nikolai Gogol / Nikolai Gogol; translated and annotated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky. cm.4/5(32).

More than a century and a half later, Nikolai Gogol's stories continue to delight readers the world over. Now a stunning new translation - from an award-winning team of translators - presents these stories in all their inventive, exuberant glory to English-speaking readers.

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Collected here are Gogol’s finest tales—stories that combine the wide-eyed, credulous imagination of the peasant with the sardonic social criticism of the city Free shipping over $/5(5). This short story, the Nose, by Nikolai Gogol was an interesting absurdist, satirical genre, representing the arrogance in the Russian upper class during the 19th century.

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This book contains seven of Nikolai Gogol's "Ukrainian Tales" and six of his "Petersburg Tales". There is a very good preface by Richard Pevear in which he points out that Gogol wrote his "Ukrainian Tales" with the literary audience of St.

Petersburg in s: Tales From Gogol. Product Details. Category: books SKU: EWY Title: Tales From Gogol Author: Nikolai Gogol Book binding: Hardcover Publisher: Sylvan Press Year of publication: Condition: ACCEPTABLE. Description. pages. No dust jacket. Red cloth with gilt decoration.

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‎Nikolai Gogol, an early 19th century Ukrainian-born Russian novelist, humorist, and dramatist, created some of the most important works of world literature and is considered the father of modern Russian realism. Gogol satirized the corrupt bureaucracy of the Russian Empire through the scrupulous and.

This volume constitutes six stories by Gogol of which two are the most famous; "The Overcoat", a wonderful psychological story which was made into a film in the USSR many years ago, and "The Nose", a satire of Russian middle level officials of the early 19th century/5.

The Author. Nikolai Gogol () was one of the masters of nineteenth-century Russian literature. He was the author of numerous stories and a novel, Dead er, Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky have also translated Dostoevsky’s Dead Souls, Crime and Punishment, Notes from Underground, Demons and The Brothers Karamazov, for which they were awarded the PEN Book of .Pevear and Volokhonsky continue their remarkable conquest of 19th-century Russian fiction with this lively new translation of 13 of “the Russian Dickens’s” wildest and finest stories.

Excluding only lesser pieces from Gogol’s earliest volumes (though one misses the madly romantic novella “Taras Bulba”), this selection offers richly colloquial versions (which sound like spoken.

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