The Nose

The Nose

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"The Nose" is a satirical short story by Nikolai Gogol. Written between 1835 and 1836, it tells of a St. Petersburg official whose nose leaves his face and develops a life of its own.

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paulijeore
paulijeore
Lun 07 Nov 2016, 06:39:40 +0100

I really like this book


aobibliophile
aobibliophile
Sab 20 Giu 2015, 09:44:04 +0200

critics have varied opinions and interpretations of this short story. some have alluded to the nose as a metaphor for Kovalev's genitals, interpreting its separation from Kovalev as an emasculation of some sort, etc., etc.

i simply see the story as a writer's exercise into the absurd, the comical, the farcical. Gogol used his powerful imagination to conjure a freakish event that would shock or amuse his readers. considering the period in which it was written and published (1836), i think he delivered… (più)



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Lingua: Inglese

Pubblicato in: 1836

Numero di parole: 10,068 parole (≈ 40 minuti)

Fonte: http://gutenberg.net.au

Copyright: Pubblico dominio


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