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eBook How the Two Ivans Quarrelled: And Other Russian Comic Stories (Oneworld Classics) ePub

by Nikolái Gógol,Guy Daniels

  • ISBN: 1847491731
  • Category: Genre Fiction
  • Subcategory: Literature
  • Author: Nikolái Gógol,Guy Daniels
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Oneworld Classics (September 1, 2011)
  • Pages: 160
  • ePub book: 1725 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1394 kb
  • Other: lrf lrf lit rtf
  • Rating: 4.2
  • Votes: 274

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How the Two Ivans Quar. Gogol was one of the first masters of the short story, alongside Alexander Pushkin, Prosper Mérimée, E. T. A. Hoffmann, and Nathaniel Hawthorne

How the Two Ivans Quar. The first story in this volume, How the Two Ivans Quarrelled, is an amusing portrayal of two exceptionally close friends, the mortal insult that drives them apart, and the ensuing chaos that occurs. Hoffmann, and Nathaniel Hawthorne. He was in touch with the "literary aristocracy", and was taken up by Vasily Zhukovsky and Pyotr Pletnyov, and (in 1831) was introduced to Pushkin.

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Nikolai Gogol Nikolai Gogol. How dared you, in disregard of all decency, call me a goose?"

When Pushkin first read some of the stories in this collection, he declared himself "amazed. Here is real gaiety," he wrote, "honest, unconstrained, without mincing, without primness. And in places what poetry!. I still haven't recovered. These fantastic, comic, utterly Russian characters have dazzled generations of readers and had a profound influence on writers such as Dostoevsky and Nabokov. How dared you, in disregard of all decency, call me a goose?"

Items related to How the Two Ivans Quarrelled: And Other . The final two stories, by the Russian satirist Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin, are satirical attacks on the inability of civil servants to cope with.

Items related to How the Two Ivans Quarrelled: And Other Russian Comic. Nikolái Gógol How the Two Ivans Quarrelled: And Other Russian Comic Stories (Oneworld Classics). ISBN 13: 9781847491732. The final two stories, by the Russian satirist Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin, are satirical attacks on the inability of civil servants to cope with real life, and on Russia's autocracy. Together, they represent some of Russia's finest comic writing before the twentieth century.

Nikolai Gogol, Guy Daniels. The first story in this volume, How the Two Ivans Quarrelled, is an amusing portrayal of two exceptionally close friends, the mortal insult that drives them apart, and the ensuing chaos that occurs

Nikolai Gogol, Guy Daniels. This is Gogol's humour at its best, where the most irrelevant-seeming details and turns of phrase suddenly take on a bizarre life of their own. The second story, Ivan Krylov's Panegyric in Memory of My Grandfather, has an ingenuous narrator praise the nobility and modesty of a landowner whose actions prove him to be otherwise.

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Complete Works of Nikolai Gogol (Delphi Classics). The Overcoat and Other Short Stories. The Works Of Nikolai Gogol. Collected Works of Ivan Turgenev (Delphi Classics). Taras Bulba And Other Tales: St. John's Eve, The Cloak, How The Two Ivans Quarrelled, The Mysterious Portrait & The Calash (Mobi Classics). The Best Russian Plays and Short Stories by Chekhov, Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Gorky, Gogol and many more. The Cherry Orchard, and Other Plays.

Home Nikolai Gogol How the Two Ivans Quarrelled. How the Two Ivans Quarrelled, . From the street it was necessary to turn into an alley which was so narrow that if two one-horse carts chanced to meet they could not get out, and were forced to remain there until the drivers, seizing the hind-wheels, dragged them back in opposite directions into the street, whilst pedestrians drew aside like flowers growing by the fence on either. Ivan Ivanovitch’s waggon-shed adjoined this alley on one side; and on the other were Ivan Nikiforovitch’s granary, gate, and pigeon-house.

Some months ago I was reading Oneworld's new translation of Mikhail Bulgakov's Diaboliad and Other Stories .

Some months ago I was reading Oneworld's new translation of Mikhail Bulgakov's Diaboliad and Other Stories, with a view to recommending it in this column. In the end I decided against it: it was simply too outlandish, too wacky for my tastes. It had no more logic than a deranged dream, and certainly less than a Tex Avery cartoon. I knew that there was a tradition out of Gogol for craziness in Russian comic fiction, but this, I thought, was going too far. Perhaps I should have reconsidered

The first story in this volume, How the Two Ivans Quarrelled, is an amusing portrayal of two exceptionally close friends, the mortal insult that drives them apart, and the ensuing chaos that occurs. This is Gogol's humour at its best, where the most irrelevant-seeming details and turns of phrase suddenly take on a bizarre life of their own. The second story, Ivan Krylov's Panegyric in Memory of My Grandfather, has an ingenuous narrator praise the nobility and modesty of a landowner whose actions prove him to be otherwise. The final two stories, by the Russian satirist Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin, are satirical attacks on the inability of civil servants to cope with real life, and on Russia's autocracy. Together, they represent some of Russia's finest comic writing before the twentieth century.