"what had been published in English of Gogol"
Nikolay Gogol
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Regarded as the father of modern realism in Russia, Ukrainian-born writer, satirist and dramatist Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol (1809-1852) is perhaps best known for the 1842 novel Mertvye Dushi I-II (Dead Souls). His work is well-known for its exposure of the more grotesque traits of human nature.

Anton Chekov
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Born in the Ukraine (1860-1904), writer and physician Anton Pavlovich Chekhov is widely believed to be the master of short-story form. 

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