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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aobibliophile
aobibliophile
20 juin 2015 09:44

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… (plus)



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Langue: Anglais

Publié en: 1836

Nombre de mots: 10 068 mots (≈ 40 minutes)

Source: http://gutenberg.net.au

Droits: Domaine Public


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