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The Government Inspector : Nick Hern Books Drama Classics - Nikolai Gogol

The Government Inspector

Nick Hern Books Drama Classics

By: Nikolai Gogol, Stephen Mulrine (Translator)


Published: 6th March 1997
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A classic satire of provincial bureaucracy, which only saw the stage after the personal intervention of Tsar Nicholas I.

A small, corrupt Russian town receives a letter informing them of the imminent visit of a government inspector travelling incognito. When a passing civil servant is mistaken for the inspector, panic soon sets in.

Translated and introduced by Stephen Mulrine.

The Government Inspector is a set text for AQA Drama and Theatre Studies A/AS Level.

Nikolai Gogol: 1809-52p. v
Plotp. xiv
Commentaryp. xxi
Theatrical contextp. xxi
Structure and stylep. xxvii
Charactersp. xxxii
Intentions and preoccupationsp. xli
The play in productionp. xlv
Further Readingp. lxiii
Translators' Notep. 3
Notes by Gogol on Characters and Costumesp. 5
The Government Inspectorp. 11
Notesp. 98
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ISBN: 9781854591746
ISBN-10: 1854591746
Series: Nick Hern Books Drama Classics
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 123
Published: 6th March 1997
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 16.0 x 10.5  x 0.76
Weight (kg): 0.15
Edition Type: New edition