Russian Studies 10/06/11
Kvik Kviz : Letter to Gogol
What parts of The Overcoat probably (mis)led Belinsky to believe that Gogol shared his opinions?
What parts of The Overcoat did Belinsky probably seem to overlook until he eventually read Selected Excerpts…?
What passage will you quote/paraphrase if you want to explain why writers are such a hugely important part of 19th century political discourse in Russia?
What passage will you quote/paraphrase if you want to explain how Gogol could simultaneously be a genius and dead wrong, according to Belinsky?