- (1809–52), Russian novelist, dramatist, and short-story writer, born in Ukraine; full name Nikolai Vasilevich Gogol. His writings are satirical, often exploring themes of fantasy and the supernatural. Notable works: The Government Inspector (play, 1836), Notes of a Madman (short fiction, 1835), and Dead Souls (novel, 1842).
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