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Nikolai Gogol
Birth date: March 31, 1809
Died: March 04, 1852
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Gatta ci cova
Gatta ci cova rated it 12 months ago
Con Gogol le visioni sovvertono ogni ragione. Il reale diventa fantastico e il fantastico, reale. Da questo rovesciamento nasce una nuova realtà delle cose e degli uomini. E quello che poteva apparire grottesco, tale non è più. Ora, le tenebre son calate, se non vi spiace, me ne starei un po’ qua, s...
travelin
travelin rated it 12 months ago
As a literary work? Short, fast, and very entertaining. But that's not what makes it great. Its greatness rests in its inspiring the greatest literature of Russia and the world. Almost as an aside, it also provides more detail about Cossack life than I could find online or in Ukraine. In providing a...
nente
nente rated it 2 years ago
А вы хотели глубинный смысл?Достаточно уже и того, что анекдот на злобу дня остаётся смешным через сотню лет. Хотя и злоба дня, видимо, не слишком изменилась - разве это не послужило бы с тем же успехом пародией на современные "шок! сенсация!.." и тому подобное?
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd
To start off I feel that suggesting that Gogol is a Russian would be a bit of an insult to the Ukrainians, especially at this point in time, since his biography indicates that his mother was Polish and the father was a Ukranian Cossack (and he also wrote in both Russian and Ukrainian, though no doub...
ѦѺ
ѦѺ rated it 2 years ago
“The nose looked at the Major and frowned a little.” - Nikolai Gogol, The Nose on March 25, Barber Ivan Yakovlevitch sits down to breakfast. his wife Prascovia Osipovna duly throws him a newly baked roll. Ivan discovers a nose inside it and recognizes its owner. confused and much agitated, he late...
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