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Village Evenings Near Dikanka / Mirgorod - Nikolai Gogol, Christopher English
Village Evenings Near Dikanka / Mirgorod
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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... show more
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.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780192828804 (0192828800)
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Pages no: 496
Edition language: English
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The Library of Surochek
The Library of Surochek rated it
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Gogol is not only "recognized as one of the greatest Russian writers", he is also considered to be the first Realist. His works mark the boundary between the Romantics who preceded him (Pushkin, Lermontov in particular), and the heavy hitters Dostoevksy and Tolstoy.Village Evenings Near Dikanka is a...
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The Library of Babel
The Library of Babel rated it
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This is a very early work by Gogol'.He was just 22 and already very brilliant when wrote these two books of Ukrainian tales now recollected in a single edition.Apparently these "Village Evenings Near Dikanka and Mirgorod" don't have that much to share with most of the following production by this au...
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