Nikolay Gogol and his contemporary critics.
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Published by American Philosophical Society in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Gogolʹ, Nikolaĭ Vasilʹevich, 1809-1852.

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Edition Notes

SeriesTransactions of the American Philosophical Society, new ser.,, v. 56, pt. 3
LC ClassificationsQ11 .P6 n.s., vol. 56, pt. 3
The Physical Object
Pagination68 p.
Number of Pages68
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5988405M
LC Control Number66018702

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Nikolay Gogol and his contemporary critics Paul Debreczeny (Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, new ser. ; v. 56, pt. 3) American Philosophical Society, Although Gogol was considered by his contemporaries one of the preeminent figures of the natural school of Russian literary realism, later critics have found in his work a fundamentally romantic sensibility, with strains of surrealism and the grotesque ("The Nose", "Viy", "The Overcoat," "Nevsky Prospekt").   The critics applauded his work for having a distinct Ukrainian voice. Gogol’s literary work highlighted the supposed difference between Ukrainian and Russian social aspects. His early prose was inspired by contemporary writers, such as Vasily Narezhny and Hryhory :// 1 day ago  Nikolay Gogol, in full Nikolay Vasilyevich Gogol, (born March 19 [Ma New Style], , Sorochintsy, near Poltava, Ukraine, Russian Empire [now in Ukraine]—died February 21 [March 4], , Moscow, Russia), Ukrainian-born humorist, dramatist, and novelist whose works, written in Russian, significantly influenced the direction of Russian

Nikolay Gogol’s life and works present a curious paradox. In his lifetime he was acclaimed as the founding father of the most progressive school of writing. Yet his own views were consistently conservative, and he had little contact with, and even less allegiance to, radical forces in his :// Nabokov was a genius. Nabokov was supremely confident in his own genius. However, this is the first time that his arrogance bothered me. In this "biography" (I really hesitate to use that word) of Gogol, Nabokov spends as much time praising his own translations (and deriding others'), inserting obscure (or at least unnecessary) literary references, explicating his understanding of "poshlust During his studies, Gogol was attracted by creativity and gladly took part in theater performances. Among his friends, Gogol was considered a comic and a perky person. The writer communicated with Nikolai Prokopovich, Alexander Danilevskyi, Nestor Kukolnik, and others. Literature. When Gogol was a student, he began to be interested in :// Gogol's mother was a descendant of Polish nobility. Gogol's father Vasyl Hohol-Yanovsky, a Ukrainian writer best known for his plays, died when Gogol was 15 years old. In Gogol went to a school of higher art in Nizhyn and remained the

'The Overcoat' is a short story about a government clerk who has his precious new overcoat stolen. No-one seems willing to help him retrieve his prized possession, a fact that continues to concern him even when he is beyond the grave. Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol was born in Sorochintsi, Ukraine in Gogol’s critics and contemporary’s were unaware however that this was the first piece in the jigsaw of an epic. From the very beginning Gogol planned further pieces to accompany Dead Souls. A second piece was devised which would depict Chichikov’s transformation under the influence of virtuous men, the Purgatory to The Inferno of the - Buy Nikolai Gogol (Penguin Modern Classics) book online at best prices in India on Read Nikolai Gogol (Penguin Modern Classics) book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified :// The Nose Nikolay Gogol One of Gogol's best known stories, The Nose is quite possibly also one of the most absurd, and as such is a forerunner of a tradition that almost a century later would become very strong, not only in Russia, but all over