Plays and Petersburg Tales - Petersburg Tales; Marriage; the Government Inspector

Author(s): Nikolai Vasilevich Gogol; Christopher English (Editor, Translator); Richard Peace (Introduction by)

Drama | Classic fiction

This volume brings together Gogol's Petersburg Tales with his two most famous plays, all of which guide us through the streets of St. Petersburg, the city erected by force and ingenuity on the marshes of the Neva estuary. Something of the deception and violence of the city's creation seems to lurk beneath its harmonious facade, however, and it confounds its inhabitants with false dreams and absurd visions. This new translation by Christopher English brings out the unique vitality and humor of Russia's finest comic writer.

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General Fields

  • : 9780192835529
  • : Oxford University Press, Incorporated
  • : Oxford University Press, Incorporated
  • : 0.27
  • : June 1999
  • : 1.9 Centimeters X 12.9 Centimeters X 19.6 Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Nikolai Vasilevich Gogol; Christopher English (Editor, Translator); Richard Peace (Introduction by)
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : good
  • : 400