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How the two Ivans quarrelled and other Russian comic stories by Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol

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Published by Oneworld Classics in Richmond, Surrey .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Interpersonal conflict,
  • Male friendship,
  • Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

Translations originally published: Russian comic fiction. U.S. : New American Library, 1970.

Statement[Nikolai Gogol] ; translated by Guy Daniels
ContributionsDaniels, Guy
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPG3333 .A15 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination172 p. ;
Number of Pages172
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25254197M
ISBN 101847491731
ISBN 109781847491732
LC Control Number2012371903
OCLC/WorldCa716834497

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In a sharp-edged translation from John Cournos, an under-appreciated early translator of Russian literature into English, How The Two Ivans Quarrelled is the story of two long-time friends who have a falling out when one of them calls the other a “goose.” From there, the argument intensifies and the escalation becomes more and more ludicrous. The first story in this volume, How the Two Ivans Quarrelled, is an amusing portrayal of two exceptionally close friends, the mortal insult that drives them apart, and the ensuing chaos that occurs. This is Gogol's humour at its best, where the most irrelevant-seeming details and turns of phrase take on a bizarre life of their own. Ivan Krylov's Panegyric in Memory of My Grandfather has an. The first story in this volume, How the Two Ivans Quarrelled, is an amusing portrayal of two exceptionally close friends, the mortal insult that drives them apart, and the ensuing chaos that occurs. This is Gogol’s humour at its best, where the most irrelevant-seeming details and turns of phrase take on a bizarre life of their own. The two Ivans are gentlemen landowners, neighbors and great friends, each one almost being the opposite image of the other. Ivan Ivanovich is tall, thin, and well-spoken, for example, while Ivan Nikiforovich is short, fat, and cuts to the point with a biting honesty.

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