October 29 - Gogol burned his volumes but his servant saved...

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October 29, 2009 Gogol emphasizes on plot. Plot hits at the right moment. 1835- He left Provinces behind. He began to identify with the center of Russian culture. Belinsky- important critic in Russia in 17 th century. civic realism- led to enlightenment of humanity 1836- He left Russia and went to Rome Priest convinced Gogol to fast.
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Unformatted text preview: Gogol burned his volumes but his servant saved some. Volume I is complete. Volumes II and III are just drafts. He talked about salvation and sins. He was hounded by devils at the end of death. Gogol tries to convince us that the events happened on these dates. Ex. March 25...
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2010 for the course EUR 201 taught by Professor Timonthywestphalen during the Spring '09 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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