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Gogol Plays & Selected Writings

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The theatrical genius of Nikolay Gogol has gone largely unappreciated by English-speaking audiences because pedantically literal translations have left his plays virtually unperformable. These fresh translations restore the vitality of Gogol's language and humor, finally allowing his dramatic art to speak directly to Western readers, directors, actors, and theater-goers. This volume contains The Government Inspector and Marriage - Gogol's greatest full-length plays, comedic cornerstones of the Russian theatrical repertoire - and a one-act satire, The Gamblers. Also included are writings on theater from Gogol's notebooks and correspondences.

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**** The original edition, published as The Theater of Nikolay Gogol (U. Of Chicago Press, 1980) is cited in BCL3. Eschews the pedantic, literal translation that has in the past rendered Gogol's plays virtually unperformable in English. Fresh translations are provided of The Government Inspector and Marriage, considered by many to be Gogol's greatest full-length plays, and a one-act satire, The Gamblers, as well as his writings on theater from his notebooks and correspondences. No index.
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Marriage — The government inspector — The gamblers.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780810111592
Editor:
Ehre, Milton
Translator:
Gottschalk, Fruma
Translator:
Gottschalk, Fruma
Editor:
Ehre, Milton
Author:
Gogal, Nikolai Vasil'evich
Author:
Gottschalk, Fruma
Author:
Gogol, Nikolai Vasil'evich
Author:
Ehre, Milton
Author:
Gogol, Nikolai
Author:
Ehre, Milton
Publisher:
Northwestern University Press
Location:
Evanston, Ill. :
Subject:
Continental european
Subject:
Continental european drama (dramatic works by
Subject:
Gogol', Nikolai Vasil'evich
Subject:
Translations into english
Subject:
Drama-Women and Ethnic
Edition Number:
Translated
Edition Description:
Translated
Series:
European Drama Classics
Series Volume:
v. 22, May 1994
Publication Date:
19941131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
205
Dimensions:
7.75 x 5.13 x 0.6 in

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