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Dead Souls (Mertvye dushi) 42 editions

Cover of: Dead Souls (Mertvye dushi) | Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
About the Book

Dead Souls is a socially critical black comedy. Set in Russia before the emancipation of serfs in 1861, the "dead souls" are dead serfs still being counted by landowners as property, as well as referring to the landowners' morality. Through surreal and often dark comedy, Gogol criticizes Russian society after the Napoleonic Wars. He intended to also offer solutions to the problems he satirized, but died before he ever completed the second part of what was intended to be a trilogy. The work famously ends mid-sentence.

42 editions First published in 1842

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Cover of: Mertvye dushi
Mertvye dushi: [poėma]
2004, "Fortuna ĖL"
in Russian
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Dead souls: a poem
2004, Penguin
in English
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Dead souls
2004, Everyman's Library
in English
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Dead souls
2003, Dover Publications
in English
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Dead souls: a poem
1998, Oxford University Press
in English
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Dead souls
1996, Pantheon Books
in English - 1st ed.
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Dead souls
1996, Yale University Press
in English
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Dead souls
1971, W. W. Norton
in English
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Dead souls
1968, distributed by Heron Books
in English
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Dead souls
1968, Heron
in English
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Dead souls.
1965, Modern Library
in English
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Dead souls.
1964, Washington Square Press
in English
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Mertvye dushi: poema
1964, Izdatel'stvo KhudozhestvennoiLiteratury
in Russian
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Dead souls
1961, Penguin Books
in English
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Dead souls.
1961, New American Library
in English
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Dead souls
1957, Oxford University Press
in English
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Mertvye dushi: poėma.
1953, Gos izd-vo det. lit.-ry
in Russian
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Mertvye dushi: poėma.
1952, Gos. izd-vo khud. lit-ry]
in Russian
Cover of: Les âmes mortes
Les âmes mortes
1948, Tériade
in French
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Dead souls.
1948, Pantheon Books
in English
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Dead souls
1948, Hamish Hamilton
in English
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Dead souls
1948, J. M. Dent, E. P. Dutton
in English
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Mertvye dushi: poėma.
1948, Gos. izd-vo Khudozh. lit-ry
in Russian
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Dead souls
1948, Rinehart
in English
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Mertvye dushi: poėma.
1947, Goslitizdat
in Russian
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Mertvye dushi: poėma.
1944, International University Press
in Russian
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Dead souls
1936, Modern Library
in English
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Dead souls
1936, The Modern library
in English
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Mertvye dushi: poema
1934, Gosudarstvennoe Izdatel'stvo Khudozhestvennoi Literatury
in Russian
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Dead souls
1931, J.M. Dent & sons, ltd., E.P. Dutton & co., inc.
in English
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Dead souls
1923, A.A. Knopf
in English
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Dead souls.
1923, T. Fisher Unwin
in English
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Dead souls: a poem [sic]
1922, Chatto & Windus
in English
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Dead souls: a poem
1922, Chatto & Windus
in English
Cover of: Dead souls
Dead souls: a poem [sic]
1922, Chatto & Windus
in English
Cover of: Tschitschipows Reiseerlebnisse, oder Die toten Seelen
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Dead souls
1916, Frederick A. Stokes Co.
in English - [3d ed.]
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Dead souls
1915, Stokes
in English
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Dead souls
1915, Frederick A. Stokes Co.
in English
Cover of: Pokhozhdenii͡a︡ Chichikova, ili, Mertvyi͡a︡ dushi
Cover of: Almas muertas
Almas muertas
Publish date unknown, Planeta
Spanish in Spanish

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