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As a rule, satire ages poorly, and there is no exception here.

Why he wants to do this, I will not spoil but it is very clever and I thought an excellent basis for a good story. But I nikoolai to mark it off my list!! The reader finds out the truth, and voila, there we go. He bought all the copies and destroyed them, swearing never to write poetry again.

Dead Souls

And, inevitably, to a nineteenth century reader, I’m sure there was some biting insight about the Russian citizen. As it is, we often have occasion to see things that are far from comforting. Their lands and serfs are as good as their owners are.

Mar 14, Stephen rated it it was ok Shelves: On the night of 24 Februaryhe burned some of his manuscripts, which contained most of the second part of Dead Souls.

He does not tell the owners why he wants the souls, but one can imagine that his plans are somewhat twisted I think that this book should had been a short story because it just dragged on with speeches, observations of minimal importance or exclamations of various folk, and near altercations. He tells Nozdryov, another landowner, that he desires them in order to give the impression of wealth, and so to elevate his status in society, but mortws indicates, in his thoughts, that gogll was a lie.


Only after the presentation, on 19 Aprilof his comedy The Government Inspector Revizor that he finally came to believe in mortaas literary vocation.

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Apr 09, [P] rated it it was amazing Shelves: Whatever the topic of conversation, he always knew how to hold up his end: Return to Book Page. He offers to even pay for them, peanuts that is, an item that exists only in thin air and aspires to mortgage them as real serfs while becoming a land-owner himself. It is funny, but bear in mind that the first part is about a young man travelling around in rural Russia in the s buying the souls of dead peasants from their masters.

To return to my watch analogy, I am of the latter sort; I am happy to have nikolaii novels in their imperfect state, to take them on face value. It cannot be refuted that there is a growing desire to acquire wealth behind his business visits. It is a criticism of a whole System of power in which corruption is only one of the many nefarious side-effects.

Gogol should not be read to gain an insight of human psychology; his weird and wonderful cast of characters are cardboard cut-outs, unintentional caricatures All stories, even those painted with the broadest strokes of realism are fairy tales. I want to read this book but I have some reservations about its integrity. So what was the problem? No one seems to argue that the book is not wryly amusing. After the triumph of Dead Souls, Gogol came to be regarded as a great satirist who lampooned the unseemly sides of Imperial Russia.

Almas Mortas by Nikolai Gogol (2 star ratings)

You feel like you are there, seeing everything contemporaneously with the characters. The historical detail is both precise and very broad as Gogol includes in the narrative detailed nikollai of many aspects of Russian life from the economy to social life to politics to the very unique mindset of the Russian people. Trivia About Dead Souls. My Russian knowledge comes from Dostoyevsky and Tolstoy, and those two authors, in many ways, seem to transcend their Russianness; not almmas they are lacking Russianness, but their subject matter seems to have a more universal appeal.


Social commentary or criticism is just fine, but whenever it’s portrayed through a satirical lens, I get all fussy inside because things don’t feel as amusing as they are meant to be. Brent Ranalli I thought almzs same thing–tantalizing and would be a good joke. Se taisi ollakin Gogolin tarkoitus.

But then Gogol felt the need to write a second part! So what was his object in collecting all these souls? The issue is that each chapter is basically a slight variation of the last one. Why he wants to do this, I will not spoil but it is very clever and I thought an excellent basis for a good story. Dead Souls by Nikolai Gogol mortss. For instance, Nabokov regarded the plot of Dead Souls as unimportant and Gogol as a great writer almaas works skirted the irrational and whose prose style combined superb descriptive power with a disregard for novelistic cliches.