Through careful textual readings of Gogol's most famous works, Karlinsky argues that Gogol's homosexual orientation—which Gogol himself could not accept or forgive in himself—may provide the missing key to the riddle of Gogol's personality.
This is a used copy in good condition with some minor general wear throughout.
By Simon Karlinsky. Paperback, 133 pages. Published by University of Chicago Press, 1992.