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The Overcoat The Overcoat Which Is Generally Acknowledged As The Finest Of Gogol S Memorable Saint Petersburg Stories, Is A Tale Of The Absurd And Misplaced Obsessions.


10 thoughts on “The Overcoat

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    It is a simple tale, on the surface Akaky Akakievich literally Harmless Son of Harmless, but which might sound like Poopy Pooperson to a child , an impoverished civil servant and scrivener, must maintain his respectability by possessing a decent overcoat How he gains a new overcoat, loses that overcoat, and seeks to have the overcoat restored to him constitutes the whole of our story Dostoevsky has been quoted as sayin...


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    Recently I read The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri about two generations of an Indian immigrant family to the United States The main theme of the novel was that the father Ashoke was reading The Overcoat on a train journey The train derailed and this slim book saved his life Indebted to the book, Ashoke decided to name his newborn son Nikhil but gave him the nickname Gogol, after the Russian writer whose works he adored Lahiri even includes snippets of Gogol s life in her novel, but until now I h Recently I read The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri about two generations of an Indian immigrant family to the United States The main theme of the novel was that the father Ashoke was reading The Overcoat on a train journey The train derailed and this slim book saved his life Indebted to the book, Ashoke decided to name his newborn son Nikhil but gave him the nickname Gogol, after the Russian writer whose works he adored Lahiri even incl...


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    In my preparation for reading The Metamorphosis, I did some background reading of critical analyses, including this one by Vladimir Nabokov thanks to Cecily for the link , where he does a fantastic dissection heh of The Metamorphosis but also talks about Gogol s The Carrick aka The Cloak or The Overcoat and tosses off wonderful ideas like this The beauty of Kafka s and Gogol s private nightmares is that their central human characters belong to the same private fantastic world as the In my preparation for reading The Metamorphosis, I did some background reading of critical ana...


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    My first contact with Gogol, and certainly not my last This little book tells the story of Akakiy Akakievitch, a certain official in a certain department where nobody showed him any sign of respect He was laughed at by his co workers That must be one of the worst thing that may happen to any human being realizing that high school did not end for a lot of people, it wasn t all flowers and rainbows All the bullying, the bad jokes, the embarrassing moments that make you ge...


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    The Overcoat 4 Engaging Stars I first heard of this story while reading Jhumpa Lahiri s 2003 fantastic novel The Namesake Since then, I ve been curious to read it and I finally had a chance to do it If you Google The Namesake and The Overcoat , you ll find plenty of posts analyzing the connection between the two The Overcoat follows the life and death of Akaky Akakievich, a middle aged man, that works as a government clerk in St Petersburg Akaky, whose annual salary of 400 rubles bare The Overcoat 4 Engaging Stars I first heard of this story while reading Jhum...


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    I am aghast that it took me until the ripe old age I am today to read this wonderful short story Don t let my story be yours It takes 30 minutes to read Invest it today Also, I read it because of Tadiana s most excellent review, to which I can add nothing of value It s a must r...


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