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Old-Fashioned Farmers

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Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol (1809-1852) was a Russian writer of Ukrainian ethnicity and birth. Often called the "father of modern Russian realism, " he was one of the first Russian authors to criticize his country's way of life. Although his early works were heavily influenced by his Ukrainian upbringing, he wrote in Russian and his works belong to the tradition of Russian l ...more
Paperback, 48 pages
Published January 16th 2009 by Dodo Press (first published 1835)
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Detailed description instrumentality of the nature, Gogol draws vivid impression before our eyes. The complete exhibition introducing the quaint antediluvians' world to the pacific and careful life in the house of the heroes.
Gogol presents wonderfully the deep of the experience in this story - inside force of feelings do not depend in their outside exhibition. The real feeling is silent elementary, barely enmesh.
Аtanasii's soul can be compared with a sea-in storm the waves are high but in its
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This short sketch was quite sad, but that's life...
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Shelves: russian
One of Gogol's lesser-known shorts, which can be read easily within an hour. Definitely worth checking out if you enjoyed Gogol's other works.
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Jul 21, 2011 Bookamante rated it liked it
I ought to re-read this. I loved the whole bucolic atmosphere.
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Oct 11, 2013 Tuğrul rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Gogol'un kısa hikayeler derlemesi. Özellikle İvan İvanoviç'in hikayesi için okunmalı.
Thing Two
Sweet. Simple. Easy to read.
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Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol (Николай Васильевич Гоголь) was born in the Ukrainian Cossack village of Sorochyntsi, in Poltava Governorate of the Russian Empire, present-day Ukraine. His mother was a descendant of Polish nobility. His father Vasily Gogol-Yanovsky, a descendant of Ukrainian Cossacks, belonged to the petty gentry, wrote poetry in Russian and Ukrainian, and was an amateur Ukrainian-langu ...more
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