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Read online The Collected Tales of Nikolai Gogol.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Collected Tales of Nikolai Gogol When Pushkin first read some of the stories in this collection he declared himself amazed Here is real gaiety he wrote honest unconstrained without mincing without primness And in places what poetry I still haven t recovered .

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 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 the powers that be All of Gogol s most memorable creations are here the minor official who misplaces his nose the downtrodden clerk whose life is changed by the acquisition of a splendid new overcoat the wily madman who becomes convinced that a dog can tell him everything he needs to know .

These fantastic comic utterly Russian characters have dazzled generations of readers and had a profound influence on writers such as Dostoevsky and Nabokov Now they are brilliantly rendered in the first new translation in twenty five years one that is destined to become the definitive edition of Gogol s most important stories by Nikolai Gogol, Richard Pevear, Larissa Volokhonsky

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The Collected Tales of Nikolai Gogol
Title:The Collected Tales of Nikolai Gogol
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ISBN:0375706151
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Number of Pages:435
Category:Short stories, Fiction, Russia, Classics, Russian literature
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The Inspector General, , The Nose, The Collected Tales of Nikolai Gogol, Village Evenings Near Dikanka and Mirgorod, Diary of a Madman and Other Stories, Taras Bulba, Dead Souls, The Overcoat and Other Short Stories, The Overcoat
Four works by great th century Russian author The Nose a savage satire of Russia s incompetent bureaucrats Old Fashioned Farmers a pleasant depiction of an elderly couple living in rustic seclusion The Tale of How Ivan Ivanovich Quarrelled with Ivan Nikiforovich one of Gogol s most famous comic stories and The Overcoat widely considered a masterpiece of form, Hailed universally as Russia s finest comic writer and by many as its greatest writer of prose Nikolai creates a unique Ukranian world from the darkest Gothic to folkloric levity Here this extraordinary countryside is revealed in all its variety in his first two collections of short stories The only translation available of this cycle of stories this edition captures fully the spirit and vigor of his important early work for the first time, Hailed by Nabokov as the greatest artist that Russia has yet produced Nikolai Gogol left his mark as a playwright novelist and writer of short stories Gogol s works remain popular with both writers and readers who prize his originality imaginative gifts and sheer exuberance br This collection offers an excellent introduction to the author s works Opening a door to his bizarre world of broad comedy fantasy and social commentary the title story portrays a petty official s mental disintegration as he struggles for the attention of the woman he loves Set during the repressive rule of Nicholas I it satirizes the bureaucratic excesses of the era Additional tales include The Nevski Prospect a portrayal of the feverish pace of St Petersburg street life and The Portrait a gripping depiction of a soul s perdition, When Pushkin first read some of the stories in this collection he declared himself amazed Here is real gaiety he wrote honest unconstrained without mincing without primness And in places what poetry I still haven t recovered br br 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 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 the powers that be All of Gogol s most memorable creations are here the minor official who misplaces his nose the downtrodden clerk whose life is changed by the acquisition of a splendid new overcoat the wily madman who becomes convinced that a dog can tell him everything he needs to know br br These fantastic comic utterly Russian characters have dazzled generations of readers and had a profound influence on writers such as Dostoevsky and Nabokov Now they are brilliantly rendered in the first new translation in twenty five years one that is destined to become the definitive edition of Gogol s most important stories