Too Clever by Half or the Diary of a Scoundrel
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The name of Gloumov, the protagonist of this play, has entered the language as gloumov-ism. As long as ambitious young men can most readily achieve success by selling themselves and betraying their better natures, gloumovism will thrive.
Paperback, 128 pages
Published April 1st 2000 by Applause Books (first published 1868)
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Hilarious farce. A delightful contrast to the heavy, drama of Chekhov.
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Александр Николаевич Островский русский драматург, творчество которого стало важнейшим этапом развития русского национального театра. Член-корреспондент Петербургской Академии наук.

Alexander Nikolayevich Ostrovsky. Russian playwright, generally considered the greatest representative of the Russian realistic period
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