Collected Short Stories of Nikolai Gogol

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Collected Short Stories of Nikolai Gogol

Author: Nikolai Gogol

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Collected Short Stories of Nikolai Gogol

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About Nikolai Gogol

Nikolai Gogol was a Russian writer and playwright who made significant contributions to the art of prose fiction. Born in 1809 in Ukraine, he is recognized as one of the founding fathers of modern Russian literature. His works focused on satire and the grotesque, often drawing from his own experiences as an outsider among the higher classes in St. Petersburg. He was also heavily influenced by Slavic folklore and Ukrainian culture, which are evident throughout his stories and plays.

Gogol's most famous works include "Dead Souls," a novel about a man attempting to purchase deceased serfs for tax purposes; "The Government Inspector," a satirical comedy about corruption within government bureaucracy; and short story collections such as "Mirgorod" which featured many of his beloved characters such as Akaky Akakiyevich and Vakula the Smith. Find out more about Nikolai Gogol.

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