Too Clever by Half, Or, The Diary of a Scoundrel

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Hal Leonard Corporation, 1988 - Drama - 119 pages
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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.

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An Afterword by Daniel Gerould

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About the author (1988)

Norman Henley (1916-2012) received his Ph.D. from Harvard University in Slavic studies and taught at Johns Hopkins for many years. His other translations include "The Russian Prose Reader" and Pushkin's "Tales of the Late Ivan Petrovich Belkin".

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