Explore a fascinating period in history through the eyes of renowned Russian literary realist Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol. This historian-turned-fiction-writer had a lifelong interest in the culture of the Ukranian Cossacks, the community at the center of the tale "Taras Bulba" and several of the other stories brought together in this engrossing and meticulously researched collection.
Complete Political Satire & Other Russian Collection
A Ukrainian dramatist, novelist and short story writer. His later writing satirised political corruption in the Russian Empire (The Government Inspector, Dead Souls), leading to his eventual exile. The novel Taras Bulba (1835) and the play Marriage (1842), along with the short stories "Diary of a Madman", "The Tale of…
Les âmes mortes
Narrant sur un ton comique les aventures d'un petit escroc dans la Russie provinciale des années 1820, le roman est aussi une troublante dénonciation de la médiocrité humaine.
Best Russian Short Stories
In this ebooK:THE QUEEN OF SPADES A.S. PushkinTHE CLOAK N.V. GogolTHE DISTRICT DOCTOR I.S. TurgenevTHE CHRISTMAS TREE AND THE WEDDING F.M. DostoyevskyGOD SEES THE TRUTH, BUT WAITS L.N. TolstoyHOW A MUZHIK FED TWO…
The Works Of Nikolai Gogol
The Works of Nikolai GogolNikolai Gogol is considered the fathern of modern Russian realism; collected here are his best known works.Works include:Dead SoulsThe Inspector-GeneralTaras Bulba, et. al
The First New Translation in Forty YearsSet sometime between the mid-sixteenth and early-seventeenth century, Gogol’s epic tale recounts both a bloody Cossack revolt against the Poles (led by the bold Taras Bulba of Ukrainian folk…
The Collected Tales of Nikolai Gogol
Using, or rather mimicking, traditional forms of storytelling Gogol created stories that are complete within themselves and only tangentially connected to a meaning or moral. His work belongs to the school of invention, where each twist and turn of…
The Night Before Christmas
One of five beloved Christmas classics Written in 1831 by the father of Russian literature, this uproarious tale tells of the blacksmith Vakula’s battle with the devil, who has stolen the moon and hidden it in his pocket, allowing him…
A masterpiece of satire and a key work of the Russian "fantastic" movement. One of the most celebrated tales in Russian literature. Collegiate Assessor Kovalyov awakens to discover that his nose is missing, leaving a smooth, flat…
Timeless Classics: The Nose
Nikolai Gogol was talented enough to catch the notice of not just his contemporaries but his government. Considered one of Russias greatest writers during his day, Gogols The Nose is considered one of Gogols most famous works, a bizarre short story…
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…
The Mantle, and Other Stories
The mantle- The nose- Memoirs of a mad man- A may night- The viy
Some of the most powerful and dramatic writing of one of the men who opened the minds of the Russian people by showing them as others saw them. Gogol's tremendous power is one of the marvels of modern world literature and it is shown at…
The Gamblers and Marriage
Nikolai Vasilievitch Gogol, the Molière of Russia, was born in the sunny Ukraine in March, 1809, and died in Moscow forty-three years later. The author of Russia's famous national comedy, "The Inspector-General," Gogol was the first dramatist of his…
ON 25 March an unusually strange event occurred in St. Petersburg. For that morning Barber Ivan Yakovlevitch, a dweller on the Vozkresensky Prospekt (his name is lost now--it no longer figures on a signboard bearing a portrait of a gentleman with a…
Dead Souls is a novel by Nikolai Gogol, first published in 1842, and widely regarded as an exemplar of 19th-century Russian literature. The purpose of the novel was to demonstrate the flaws and faults of the Russian mentality and character. Gogol…
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