Mirgorod

Mirgorod

 

a city and center of Mirgorod Raion, Poltava Oblast, Ukrainian SSR, on the Khorol River (Dnieper Basin), 103 km northwest of Poltava. Railroad station on the Romodan-Poltava line; population 29,100 (1973). There is a factory for the manufacture of hardware, a groats combine, a creamery, a fruit cannery, a plant for the production of mineral waters, a poultry combine, a large mechanized bakery, and a building materials combine. There is a ceramics technicum and two professional technical schools. There is a museum of local lore. Mirgorod is the site of the D. Guramishvili Literature Memorial Museum.

On the outskirts of Mirgorod there is a balneotherapeutic and pelotherapeutic health resort. There are warm summers (mean July temperature is 20°C) and relatively mild winters (mean temperature is—6° to—7°C); the annual precipitation is 550 mm. Therapeutic remedies include waters containing chlorides and sodium salts, with the following chemical composition:

The waters are used for bathing and drinking and are also bottled. Peat pelotherapy is practiced. Treatment is provided for patients with metabolic disturbances and diseases of the digestive organs. There is a sanatorium and facilities for hydropathy and pelotherapy.

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Major organization : POLTAVA NATIONAL TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY NAMED AFTER YURI KONDRATYUK IN THE PERSON OF A SEPARATE STRUCTURAL UNIT OF THE MIRGOROD ART-INDUSTRIAL COLLEGE NAMED AFTER MV GOGOL OF POLTAVA NATIONAL TECHNICAL
Bortko, whose own roots are Ukrainian and who cast noted Ukrainian actor Bogdan Stupka in the title role, has taken considerable heat, especially from Ukrainians, for choosing (with funding provided by the Russian Ministry of Culture) to adapt for the screen not the earlier version of Taras Bulba, first published in the collection Mirgorod in 1835 and considered "pro-Ukrainian," but rather the revised and distinctly chauvinist "pro-Russian" edition of 1842, which Gogol, some have recently suggested, the parvenu writer from the periphery of empire, staged as a Russian imperial epic to assure his place in the Russian literary pantheon.
En su obra narrativa destacan Veladas en una granja de Dikinka (1831-1832), Mirgorod (1835), en la que se Incluyen la novela historica Taras Bulba; Arabescos (1835), que contiene <<La perspectiva Nevski>> y Diario de un loco; y Las almas muertas (1842), su obra maestra.
The cycle format of his early works (Dikanka, Mirgorod, and even the "Petersburg Tales") all contributed "to the sense that Gogol was the author of 'major' works" (119).
Results of treating neurologic complications in patients with diabetes mellitus at the Mirgorod resort.
American B-17 Flying Fortress bombers used Poltava and Mirgorod airfields during their shuttle bombing raids between Italy, England, and the Soviet Union.
En 1845 fueron publicadas en Paris Nouvelles Russes de Gogol: una edicion que contaba con el cuento Memorias de un loco del ciclo Arabescos, las obras Taras Bulba y Terratenientes de antano del ciclo Mirgorod y el cuento fantastico El Viy de Los atardeceres cerca del caserio de Dikanka (Gogol, 1845).
This artistic development pushed him in the direction of works like The Inspector General or Dead Souls, in which the relationship between good and evil is considerably more complicated and ambiguous than in most of the stories of Evenings on a Farm Near Dikan'ka or Mirgorod.
67) that this 'historical romance' belongs firmly within the story-cycle of Mirgorod.
By 1835 the pre-eminent literary critic Vissarion Belinsky had placed Gogol at the head of Russian literature--and no wonder: Gogol published no fewer than four books that year: The second edition of his now two-volume Evenings, a miscellany of fiction and nonfiction entitled Arabesques, and a new collection of stories, Mirgorod.
His story collections Mirgorod and Arabeski (Arabesques ) appeared in 1835.