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Gogol

Nikolai Vasilievich . 1809--52, Russian novelist, dramatist, and short-story writer. His best-known works are The Government Inspector (1836), a comedy satirizing bureaucracy, and the novel Dead Souls (1842)
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No Gogol Bordello set is ever long enough and every one of their UK tours ends in this city for a good reason.
The Namesake, her first novel is about the hybrid identity and cultural crunch of Gogol, his detestation for his native culture, desegregated affairs and racial marriage all end up in shambles, and his gradual reconciliation with his aboriginal culture.
In creating a narrative that defies the expectations of the genre it purports to represent, Nabokov relied on Sterne's unorthodox, digressive, and self-referential novel to both frame his own narrative and to package Gogol for English-language readership.
For Gogol, Scott's uncertainties provided a set of formative aesthetic and philosophical conditions.
Aunque Gogol es tan grande que es imposible escribir algo sobre el, por lo que mejor escribire sobre Pushkin.
Como en todas las obras de Gogol, Diario de un loco es de gran contenido ideologico y critica social, en Mexico tiene vigencia particular porque la corrupcion ramplante de la Rusia zarista del siglo XIX no dista mucho de nuestros aparatos gubernamentales actuales.
Moreover, if Gogol ends with something of a deflation, with an almost nostalgic image of the Cossacks escaping as they remember their fallen leader, the film ends with a visual demonstration of militant force, with hordes of Cossacks confronting the audience in a panoramic shot that represents a climax to the impassioned rhetoric of the dying martyr, Bulba.
Although Nikolai Gogol and Nathaniel Hawthorne were contemporaries, their remarkably similar preoccupations and literary projects resulted not from any celebrated correspondence or even from reading each other's works, but from parallel cultural situations in Russia and the United States, especially a pronounced "sense of cultural lack" and the desire to create a respectable and relevant literature in the context of a rapidly changing marketplace.
20 -- If you've ever heard Gogol Bordello play, particularly at one of their adrenalin charged live concerts, the last thing you'll do is classify them as folk musicians.
Gogol Bordello play a raucous mix of punk rock, heavily influenced by Eastern European gypsy music and Brechtian cabaret.
Tolstoy's arrival in the capital also coincided with the literary debut of Chernyshevsky, who had been publishing in The Contemporary his Essays on the Gogol Period of Russian Literature, which became the programmatic handbook of the new, democratic school of literature.