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But with Gogol this shifting is the very basis of his art, so that whenever he tried to write in the round hand of literary tradition and to treat rational ideas in a logical way, he lost all trace of talent. Bureaucrat in one of the departments of the Russian government in St.

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The Best Books of His threadbare overcoat is often the butt of their jokes. This page was last edited on 17 Octoberat Looking for beautiful books? Description Akaki Akakievich Bashmachkin isa functionary at the lowest level of the civil administration who isoutraged at the social injustices and indifferent selfishness of the rich and powerful, and whose destiny is to be an insignificant man.

Buscando a las Musas Perdidas: EL CAPOTE , novela de Nikolai Gogol

The cost of a new overcoat is beyond Akaky’s meager salary, so he forces himself to live within a strict budget to save sufficient money to buy the new overcoat. Akaky is dedicated to his job, though little recognized in his department for his hard work. Bikolai who rob Akaky of his new cloak.

It is also possible to read the text from a psychoanalytic perspective. Akaky is not merely introverted, but described gigol humorously fit for his position as a non-entity.


Instead, the younger clerks tease him and attempt to distract him whenever they can. Elderly woman who advises Akaky to report the theft of his cloak to the district police chief.

A number of films have used the story, both in the Soviet Union and in other countries:. The story narrates the life and death of titular councillor Akaky Akakievich Bashmachkin Russian: Views Read Edit View history. Coworker of Akaky who advises him to see a certain prominent personage in a government office who will help Akaky track down his stolen cloak. Vladimir Nabokovwriting in his Lectures on Russian Literaturegave the following appraisal of Gogol and his most famous story: One-eyed, heavy-drinking, decent, tailor whom Bashmachkin hires to make his new cloak.

Retrieved from ” https: The policeman asks Akaky embarrassing questions, as if he were a criminal. He dies quickly and without putting up much of a fight. About Nikolai Gogol Nikolai Gogolwas agreat Russian novelist, dramatist, satirist, and founder of critical realism in Russian literature.

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Finally, on the advice of another clerk in his department, he asks for help from an “important capore Russian: In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Penguin Books, Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Why do you insult me? Works by Nikolai Gogol. Dead Souls Taras Bulba.

Akaki Akakievich Bashmachkin es un funcionario civil del nivel mas bajo quien se encuentra indignado por las injusticias sociales y por el egoismo indiferente de los ricos y poderosos, y quien esta destinado a ser un hombre insignificante.

El Manifiesto Comunista Karl Marx. Petersburg and pick the finest materials they can afford marten fur was too expensive, so they use cat fur for the collar.

Finally, with the addition of an unexpectedly large holiday salary bonus, Akaky has saved enough money to buy a new overcoat. He attempts to enlist the police in recovery of the coat and employs some inept rank jumping by going to a very important and high ranking individual but his lack of status perhaps lack of the coat is obvious and he is treated with disdain.


Todas las leches vegetales Maria Del Mar Gomez. Petersburg, the nation’s capital city. Hermanito y Hermanita Brothers Grimm. Gogol is noted for his instability of style, tone, genre among other literary devices, as Boris Eichenbaum notes. Official who hears Akaky’s report about his stolen cloak.

When his cloak becomes so frayed that it can no longer protect him against the bitter cold, he dedicates himself to saving enough money to purchase a new cloak.

The Overcoat

By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Book ratings by Goodreads. He tells Akaky’s landlady to order a coffin. He has mastered the bureaucratic language “bureaucratese” and has internalized it to the extent that he describes and treats nikkolai non-civil servants “only two ‘civilians,’ the landlady and tailor, play more than incidental roles” as if they are part nikloai the same world—the tailor is described as sitting “like a Turkish Pasha”, that is, a government official, and Akaky “treats the self-effacing old landlady cappote like his bosses treat him at the office ‘somehow coldly and despotically’ “.

Caperucita Roja Ludwig Tieck. During that time, Akaky’s zeal for copying is replaced with excitement about his new overcoat, to the point that he thinks of little else.

Akaky finds no help from the authorities in recovering his lost overcoat. Review quote “I still believe that cracks exist in the artistic outcomes of history, a crack which didn’t exist in “El Capote” by Gogol and the “Metamorphosis” by Kafka.