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Written by Nikolai GogolAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Nikolai Gogol
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On Sale: August 17, 2011
Pages: 464 | ISBN: 978-0-307-80336-8
Published by : Vintage Knopf
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Table of Contents

St. John’s Eve

The Night Before Christmas

The Terrible Vengeance

Ivan Fyodorovich Shponka and His Aunt

Old World Landowners

Viy

The Story of How Ivan Ivanovich Quarreled with Ivan Nikiforovich

Nevsky Prospect

The Diary of a Madman

The Nose

The Carriage

The Portrait

The Overcoat
Richard Pevear|Larissa Volokhonsky

About Richard Pevear

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Richard Pevear has published translations of Alain, Yves Bonnefoy, Alberto Savinio, Pavel Florensky, and Henri Volohonsky, as well as two books of poetry. He has received fellowships or grants for translation from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Ingram Merrill Foundation, the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the French Ministry of Culture. Larissa Volokhonsky was born in Leningrad. She has translated works by the prominent Orthodox theologians Alexander Schmemann and John Meyendorff into Russian.

Together, Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky have translated works by Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Chekhov, Gogol, Bulgakov, and Pasternak. They were twice awarded the PEN/Book-of-the-Month Club Translation Prize (for their versions of Dostoevsky’s The Brothers Karamazov and Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina), and their translation of Dostoevsky’s Demons was one of three nominees for the same prize. They are married and live in France.

About Larissa Volokhonsky

Larissa Volokhonsky - The Collected Tales of Nikolai Gogol

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Larissa Volokhonsky was born in Leningrad. She has translated works by the prominent Orthodox theologians Alexander Schmemann and John Meyendorff into Russian.

Together, Volokhonsky and Richard Pevear have translated Dead Souls and The Collected Tales by Nikolai Gogol, The Complete Short Novels of Chekhov, and The Brothers Karamazov, Crime and Punishment, Notes from Underground, Demons, The Idiot, and The Adolescent by Fyodor Dostoevsky. They were twice awarded the PEN Book-of-the-Month Club Translation Prize (for their version of Dostoevsky's The Brothers Karamazov and for Tolstoy's Anna Karenina), and their translation of Dostoevsky's Demons was one of three nominees for the same prize. They are married and live in France.

 

 


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