Dead Souls (Paperback)

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Since its publication in 1842, Dead Souls has been celebrated as a supremely realistic portrait of provincial Russian life and as a splendidly exaggerated tale; as a paean to the Russian spirit and as a remorseless satire of imperial Russian venality, vulgarity, and pomp. As Gogol's wily antihero, Chichikov, combs the back country wheeling and dealing for "dead souls"--deceased serfs who still represent money to anyone sharp enough to trade in them--we are introduced...

Product Details
ISBN: 9781079530858
ISBN-10: 1079530851
Publisher: Independently Published
Publication Date: July 13th, 2019
Pages: 632
Language: English