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Dead souls.

Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol

Dead souls.

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Published by Washington Square Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementTranslated with an introd. by Helen Michailoff.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.G558 D30
The Physical Object
Pagination428 p.
Number of Pages428
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5905903M
LC Control Number64004819
OCLC/WorldCa1347684


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One of the most unusual works of nineteenth-century fiction and a devastating satire on social hypocrisy Chichikov, a mysterious stranger, arrives in a provincial town and visits a succession of landowners to make each a strange offer.Transcript of episode, with discussion questions at the end: Vladimir Nabokov’s Criticism of Dead Souls: the Poshlust of Chichikov and the landowners and Gogol’s groundbreaking style.

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