Nikolai Gogol.

"The strangest prose-poet Russia ever produced": First British Edition of Nabokov's Nikolai Gogol; Signed by Him

Nikolai Gogol.

NABOKOV, Vladimir.

$3,500.00

Item Number: 94568

London: Editions Poetry London, 1947.

First British edition of Nabokov’s criticism of the work of Russian literary master Nikolai Gogol. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Vladmir Nabokov on the front free endpaper. From the library of Rona Kass, who was a student at Cornell University, where Nabokov taught in the 1950s. Engraved frontispiece portrait of Gogol. Near fine in a very good dust jacket.

One of the preeminent figures of the natural school of Russian literary realism, Nikolai Gogol produced a prolific body of work throughout the mid 19th century. His early works, such as Evenings on a Farm Near Dikanka, were influenced by his Ukrainian upbringing while his later writings satirised political corruption in the Russian Empire.

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