|Statement||Selected, edited, translated, and introduced by Robert A. Maguire.|
|Series||Studies of the Russian Institute, Columbia University|
The description for this book, Gogol From the Twentieth Century: Eleven Essays, will be forthcoming. Dostoevsky dream Eichenbaum element entire everything example eyes fantastic Farm Near Dikanka feeling final Formalist gentry Gippius Gogol wrote Gogol's art Gogolya grotesque hero humor idea individual Inspector Ivan Fyodorovich Ivan Reviews: 1. Nikolai Gogol was the most idiosyncratic of the great Russian novelists of the 19th century and lived a tragically short life which was as chaotic as the lives of the characters he created. This biography begins with Gogol's death and ends with his birth, an inverted structure typical of both Gogol and Nabokov/5(23). ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: XI, p.: ritr. ; 24 cm: Responsibility: selected, edited, translated and introduced by Robert. Robert A. McGuire is the author of To Form a More Perfect Union ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Parasites, Pathogens, and Progre /5(5).
The biographer proceeds to establish the relationship between Gogol and his novels, especially with regard to "nose-consciousness", a peculiar feature of Russian life and letters, which finds its apotheosis in Gogol's own life and prose. There are more expressions and proverbs concerning the nose in Russian than in any other language in the world.4/5(3). However, he became a preeminent figure in short story writing as he occasionally wrote for a periodical. The young storyteller achieved overnight success. He was endowed with great respect by twentieth century literary giants like Alexander Pushkin and Vasily Zhukovsky for his contributions. In , he was offered position of a senior. A Gogol for the 20th Century. By Goldstein, Darra. Read preview. Leningrad's elite reading public found Zablotsky's voice new and exciting, and his book sold out almost immediately. But critics faulted him for what was perceived as his depiction of a timeless vulgarity from which there was no escape. This marked the beginning of a press. Gogol From the Twentieth Century: Eleven Essays Hardcover – 21 Feb by Robert A. Maguire (Editor)5/5(1).
Early life. Gogol was born in the Ukrainian Cossack town of Sorochyntsi, in the Poltava Governorate of the Russian mother descended from Leonty Kosyarovsky, an officer of the Lubny Regiment in His father Vasili Gogol-Yanovsky, a descendant of Ukrainian Cossacks (see Lyzohub family) and who died when Gogol was 15 years old, belonged to the Nationality: Russian Empire. Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Nikolai Gogol () won fame as a short story writer, and in , his satirical comedy The Government Inspector created such a furore that Gogol left Russia to settle in Rome, in self-imposed exile. Looking for books by Nikolai Gogol? See all books authored by Nikolai Gogol, including Dead Souls, and The Collected Tales of Nikolai Gogol, and more on Get this from a library! Gogol from the twentieth century: eleven essays. [Robert A Maguire].