n. v. gogol


[goh-guhl; -gawl; Russian gaw-guhl]
Nikolai Vasilievich [nik-uh-lahy vuh-seel-yuh-vich; Russian nyi-kuh-lahy vuh-syee-lyi-vyich] , 1809–52, Russian novelist, short-story writer, and playwright.
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Gogol (ˈɡəʊɡɒl, Russian ˈɡɔɡəlj)
Nikolai Vasilievich (nikaˈlaj vaˈsiljɪvitʃ). 1809--52, Russian novelist, dramatist, and short-story writer. His best-known works are The Government Inspector (1836), a comedy satirizing bureaucracy, and the novel Dead Souls (1842)

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