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Dead Souls
Dead Souls
Author: Nikolai Gogol
Dead Souls, the paradoxical title of Nikolai Gogol's novel, immediately troubled the Russian censors of 1843, who felt that it was probably blasphemous. But unlike Gogol's modern readers, they were at a loss for an everyday meaning for the phrase. Live "souls" were negotiable property in Russia of the early 19th century. "Souls" meant serfs, ...  more »
ISBN: 298963
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 350
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Publisher: Airmont Publishing
Book Type: Paperback
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