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Diary of a Madman and Other Stories (Penguin Classics)

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Publisher Comments:

This expanded collection of influential Russian satirist Nikolay Gogol's ingenious pieces now includes his most famous play.

Synopsis:

Illuminates the Russian writer's thoughts on madness, bureaucracy, and illusion in these five tales.

About the Author

'Nikolay Gogol (1809 &1852) was the author of Dead Souls, widely considered the first great Russian novel.

Ronald Wilks has translated Gorky, Tolstoy, Pushkin, and Chekhov for Penguin Classics.

Robert A. Maguire was a professor of Russian studies at Columbia University.'

Table of Contents

Diary of a madman.--The nose.--The overcoat.--How Ivan Ivanovich quarrelled with Ivan Nikiforovich.--Ivan Fyodorovich Shponka and his aunt.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140442731
Translator:
Wilks, Ronald
Author:
Wilks, Ronald
Author:
Gogol, Nikolai Vasil'evich
Author:
Gogol, Nikolai
Author:
Maguire, Robert A.
Publisher:
Penguin Classics
Location:
Harmondsworth
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Novels and novellas
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Continental european fiction (fictional works
Subject:
Russian & Former Soviet Union
Subject:
Continental european
Subject:
Russia
Subject:
Russia Social life and customs Fiction.
Series:
Penguin Classics
Series Volume:
357
Publication Date:
19730228
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
7.74x5.09x.49 in. .30 lbs.

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