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The Creation of Nikolai Gogol

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674419292

Publication Date: 03/01/1982

300 pages

Belknap Press


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  • Part I: Approaches
    • 1. The Gogol Problem: Perspectives from Absence
    • 2. The Sense of Absence: Immediate Contexts
  • Part II: Improvising a Vocation
    • 3. Beginnings: Miscellaneous Writings
    • 4. Beginnings: Fiction
    • 5. Confronting a Public, I
  • Part III: Embracing a Calling
    • 6. Epic Intentions
    • 7. Dead Souls: The Mirror and the Road
    • 8. Confronting a Public, II
  • Part IV: The Surviving Presence
    • 9. The Gogolian Universe: Notes Toward a Theory
    • 10. Sense, Shape, End
  • Notes
  • Index

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