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Chichikov, a mysterious stranger, arrives in a provincial town and visits a succession of landowners to make each a strange offer. He proposes to buy the names of dead serfs still registered on the census, saving their owners from paying tax on them, and to use these "souls" as collateral to reinvent himself as a gentleman. In this ebullient masterpiece, Nikolai Gogol created a grotesque gallery of human types, from the bear-like Sobakevich to the insubstantial fool Manilov, and, above all, the devilish con man Chichikov. Dead Souls, Russia's first major novel, is one of the most unusual works of nineteenth-century fiction and a devastating satire on social hypocrisy.This version of Dead Souls is the translation by C. J. Hogarth.
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148305828
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auth_author2 Cournos, John, 1881-1966., Griffin, Gordon., Guerney, Bernard Guilbert, 1894-1979., Hogarth, C. J., Hogarth, D. J., Morey, Arthur., Pevear, Richard, 1943-, Volokhonsky, Larissa,, Volokhonsky, Larissa., Weiner, Tom.
author Gogolʹ, Nikolaĭ Vasilʹevich, 1809-1852.
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display_description In this comic classic of Russian literature, Chichikov, an amusing and often confused schemer, buys deceased serfs' names from landlords' poll tax lists hoping to mortgage them for profit.
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series Classic literature with classical music, Modern library of the world's best books, Vintage classics
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subject_facet Businessmen -- Fiction, Electronic books, Humorous fiction, Russia (Federation) -- Social life and customs -- 1533-1917 -- Fiction, Russia -- Census -- Fiction, Russia -- Fiction, Russia -- Social life and customs -- 1533-1917 -- Fiction, Serfs -- Fiction, Swindlers and swindling -- Russia -- Fiction, Tax evasion -- Fiction
title_display Dead souls
title_full Dead Souls [electronic resource] Gogolʹ, Nikolaĭ Vasilʹevich, 1809-1852., Dead souls / Nikolai Gogol ; translated from the Russian by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky ; with an introduction by Richard Pevear, Dead souls / translated from the Russian, and with a foreword, by Bernard Guilbert Guerney ; thoroughly rev., with additional new material, constituting the present translation the nearest approach to a comprehensive version in any language, Dead souls [electronic resource] / Nikolai Gogol, Dead souls [electronic resource] / Nikolaĭ Gogolʹ, Dead souls [electronic resource] Gogolʹ, Nikolaĭ Vasilʹevich, 1809-1852,, Dead souls [electronic resource] Gogolʹ, Nikolaĭ Vasilʹevich, 1809-1852.
title_short Dead souls
topic_facet Businessmen, Census, Electronic books, Serfs, Social life and customs, Swindlers and swindling, Tax evasion