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- DescriptionPart I of Dead Souls was published in 1842. Part II of Dead Souls exists only in fragments. The novel belongs to the great unfinished works of world literature (such as The Aeneid) whose incompletion bothers us very little.
- Author BiographyNikolai Gogol (1809-1852) was a novelist and political satirist. The author of Dead Souls and The Overcoat, he was one of Russia's greatest writers. George Gibian was Goldwin Smith Professor of Russian and Comparative Literature at Cornell University. His honors include Fulbright, Guggenheim, American Philosophical Society, and Rockefeller Foundation fellowships. He was the author of The Man in the Black Coat: Russia's Lost Literature of the Absurd, The Interval of Freedom: Russian Literature During the Thaw, and Tolstoj and Shakespeare. He was the editor of the Norton Critical Editions of Tolstoy's Anna Karenina and War and Peace, and Gogol's Dead Souls, and of the Viking Penguin Portable Nineteenth-Century Russian Reader. Professor Gibian's articles have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, The New Republic, the Christian Science Monitor, and Newsday, among others.
- Author(s)Nikolai Gogol,Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
- PublisherWW Norton & Co
- Date of Publication01/04/1971
- GenreGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintWW Norton & Co
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight460 g
- Width129 mm
- Height198 mm
- Spine25 mm
- Translated byGeorge Reavey
- Introduction byGeorge Gibian
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