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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: 1809-52||p. v|
|Theatrical context||p. xxi|
|Structure and style||p. xxvii|
|Intentions and preoccupations||p. xli|
|The play in production||p. xlv|
|Further Reading||p. lxiii|
|Translators' Note||p. 3|
|Notes by Gogol on Characters and Costumes||p. 5|
|The Government Inspector||p. 11|
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Series: Nick Hern Books Drama Classics
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