Book: Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol «The Diary of a Madman, The Government Inspector, and Selected Stories»

The Diary of a Madman, The Government Inspector, and Selected Stories

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Includes both Nikolay Gogol's short fiction and famous drama. The stories gathered here range from comic to tragic and describe the isolated lives of low-ranking clerks, lunatics and swindlers. They include Diary of a Madman, Nevsky Prospect, and The Overcoat.

Издательство: "Penguin Group" (2005)

ISBN: 978-0-14-044907-5

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Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol

noun
Russian writer who introduced realism to Russian literature (1809-1852)
Syn: ↑Gogol
Instance Hypernyms: ↑writer, ↑author

Источник: Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol

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  • Diary of a Madman (short story) — For other uses, see Diary of a Madman. Diary of a Madman (1835; Russian: Записки сумасшедшего, Zapiski sumasshedshego) is a farcical short story by Nikolai Gogol. Along with The Overcoat and The Nose, Diary of a Madman is considered to be one of… …   Wikipedia

  • May Night, or the Drowned Maiden — (Майская ночь, или Утопленница, Mayskaya noch , ili Utoplennitsa) (1831) is the third tale in the collection Evenings on a Farm Near Dikanka by Nikolai Gogol.[1] It was made into the opera May Night by Nikolai Rimsky Korsakov in 1878–1879 and… …   Wikipedia

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  • literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …   Universalium

  • Gogol, Nikolay — ▪ Russian writer Introduction born March 19 [March 31, New Style], 1809, Sorochintsy, near Poltava, Ukraine, Russian Empire [now in Ukraine] died Feb. 21 [March 4], 1852, Moscow, Russia       Ukrainian born Russian humorist, dramatist, and… …   Universalium

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  • Christmas Eve (Gogol) — Christmas Eve (Russian: Ночь перед Рождеством, Noch pered Rozhdestvom), literally translated The Night Before Christmas, is the first story in the second volume of the collection Evenings on a Farm Near Dikanka by Nikolai Gogol. Plot The story… …   Wikipedia

  • Nevsky Prospekt (story) — Nevsky Prospect (Russian: Невский Проспект) is a short story by Nikolai Gogol, written between 1831 and 1834, and published in 1835. Summary Influenced strongly by the Sentimental movement, the protagonist of Nevsky Prospekt is a pathetic and… …   Wikipedia