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Book Information: Portrait, the

Portrait, the (1835) [Novella]
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After a struggling artist spends the last of his money on a portrait with unnervingly realistic eyes, he is catapulted into a sudden fame which does not, in the end, bring him happiness.

Originally published in the collection Arabesques Part I, 1835.
Revised version published in The Contemporary, 1836.

Original title: Портрет [Portret]
Original languages: Russian

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Genre: FictionFantasyLiterary Fantasy
FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Taras Bulba and Other Tales (1918) [Collection]
      Author: Nikolai Gogol
     Overcoat and Other Stories, the (1923) [Collection]
      Author: Nikolai Gogol
     Overcoat and Other Tales of Good and Evil, the (1949) [Collection]
      Author: Nikolai Gogol
     Taras Bulba and Other Tales; The Inspector General (1962) [Collection]
      Author: Nikolai Gogol
     Collected Tales and Plays of Nikolai Gogol, the (1964) [Omnibus Volume]
      Author: Nikolai Gogol
     Plays and Petersburg Tales (1995) [Collection]
      Author: Nikolai Gogol
     Collected Tales of Nikolai Gogol, the (1998) [Collection]
      Author: Nikolai Gogol

Edition #1: The Portrait

The Portrait (1998)
Edition Details:

Included in:
The Collected Tales of Nikolai Gogol (New York: Pantheon Books, 1998)

Language: English

Translated by: Richard Pevear Larissa Volokhonsky
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Edition #2: Portrait, the

Portrait, the (1995)
Edition Details:

Included in:
Plays and Petersburg Tales (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995)

Language: English

Translated by: Christopher English
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Edition #3: The Portrait

The Portrait (1949)
Edition Details:

Included in:
Tales of Good and Evil (London: John Lehmann, 1949)
The Overcoat and Other Tales of Good and Evil (NY: W. W. Norton & Company, 1957)

Language: English

Translated by: David Magarshack
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Edition #4: The Portrait

The Portrait (1923)
Edition Details:

Included in:
The Overcoat and Other Stories (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1923)
The Collected Tales and Plays of Nikolai Gogol (New York: Random House, 1964)

Language: English

Translated by: Constance Garnett
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Edition #5: The Mysterious Portrait

The Mysterious Portrait (1918)
Edition Details:

Included in:
Taras Bulba and Other Tales (London: J. M. Dent & Sons, 1918)
Taras Bulba and Other Tales; The Inspector General (London: J. M. Dent & Sons, 1962)

Language: English

Translated by: C. J. Hogarth
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