The Government Inspector
Publish date: August 17th 1972
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Pages no: 124
Edition language: English
, 19th Century
, Russian Literature
To start off I feel that suggesting that Gogol is a Russian would be a bit of an insult to the Ukrainians, especially at this point in time, since his biography indicates that his mother was Polish and the father was a Ukranian Cossack (and he also wrote in both Russian and Ukrainian, though no doub...
bookshelves: published-1836, slavic, satire, play-dramatisation, fraudio, spring-2010 Recommended for: Drama on 3 listeners Read on May 10, 2010 Translated by Alistair BeatonBlurb - Gogol's landmark nineteenth century satire on corruption and sleaze. A penniless clerk is mistaken for a Governmen...
Translated by Alistair BeatonBlurb - Gogol's landmark nineteenth century satire on corruption and sleaze. A penniless clerk is mistaken for a Government official by a corrupt town council. Gogol's play from 1836 still delights audiences today with its satirical swipes at political self-serving, slea...
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