His mother was a descendant of Polish nobility. On the night of 24 Februaryhe burned some of his manuscripts, which contained most of the second part of Dead Souls.
Buffet breakfast will be served at the hotel restaurant from The house in Moscow where Gogol died. The other main characteristic of Gogol's genius is the extraordinary intensity and vividness of impressionist vision, sometimes skirting expressionism.
After an introductory lecture made up of brilliant generalizations which the 'historian' had prudently prepared and memorized, he gave up all pretense at erudition and teaching, missed two lectures out of three, and when he did appear, muttered unintelligibly through his teeth and displayed small photographs of classic monuments.
More than films  have been based on Gogol's work, the most recent being The Girl in the White Coat Belinsky, for instance, berated his horror stories as "moribund, monstrous works", while Andrei Bely counted them among his most stylistically daring creations. Anxious to achieve fame as a poet, he published it at his own expense, but its failure was so disastrous that he burned all the copies and thought of emigrating to the United States.
Petersburga job for which he had no qualifications. He intensified his relationship with a starets or spiritual elder, Matvey Konstantinovsky, whom he had known for several years. His stories often interweave pathos and mockery, while the most comic of them all begins as a merry farce and ends with the famous dictum: Despite the support of Pushkin and Sergey Uvarovthe Russian minister of education, his appointment was blocked by a Kyivan bureaucrat on the grounds that Gogol was unqualified.
Petersburg and lectured there for a little more than a year; however, he was so bad at it that the administration gently compelled him to leave. To him slavery was justified in the bible and need not be abolished.
From to Gogol lived abroad, travelling through Germany and Switzerland. InAndrei Bely published the most meticulous study of Gogol's literary techniques up to that date, in which he analyzed the colours prevalent in Gogol's work depending on the period, his impressionistic use of verbs, expressive discontinuity of his syntax, complicated rhythmical patterns of his sentences, and many other secrets of his craft.
Creative decline and death[ edit ] One of several portraits of Gogol by Fyodor Moller After the triumph of Dead Souls, Gogol's contemporaries came to regard him as a great satirist who lampooned the unseemly sides of Imperial Russia.
At the age of twelve, Gogol entered a boarding school in the city of Nezhin, where he stayed for seven years; however, probably because he was bored with the routine of the classroom, he was only an average student.
His people are caricatures, drawn with the method of the caricaturist — which is to exaggerate salient features and to reduce them to geometrical pattern. The above biography is copyrighted. Yet the hue and cry raised by the reactionary press and officialdom was such that Gogol left Russia for Romewhere he remained, with some interruptions, until Petersburg; Gogol had thus arrived as an exciting new talent and was admitted to the highest literary circles.
After the triumph of Dead Souls, Gogol came to be regarded by his contemporaries as a great satirist who lampooned the unseemly sides of Imperial Russia.
Petersburghoping to enter the civil servicebut soon discovered that without money and connections he would have to fight hard for a living. Feeling ill-equipped for the job, he left after teaching a year long. At this time Russian editors and critics such as Nikolai Polevoy and Nikolai Nadezhdin saw in Gogol the emergence of a Ukrainian, rather than Russian, writer, using his works to illustrate supposed differences between Russian and Ukrainian national characters.
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