Diary of a Madman

A compilation of representative stories by Nikolai Gogol Contains a new introduction by Anton Boyko Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol 1809 1852 , although Russian, was born in the village of Sorochyntsi in the Poltava Oblast province of central Ukraine He was never accepted by the Russian public as being completely Russian in his thinking and political ideology, and inde A compilation of representative stories by Nikolai Gogol Contains a new introduction by Anton Boyko Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol 1809 1852 , although Russian, was born in the village of Sorochyntsi in the Poltava Oblast province of central Ukraine He was never accepted by the Russian public as being completely Russian in his thinking and political ideology, and indeed he was not Gogol s Ukrainian upbringing is most evident in his early works which draw heavily from Ukrainian culture and folk history His later writing was subversive, openly satirizing the corruption he saw rampant throughout Russia s empire Gogol was homosexual At age seventeen he wrote passionate letters to a friend who, being two years older, had graduated before Gogol, leaving him bereft Gogol eventually exiled himself from Russia, living in Rome It was here that he enjoyed at least one mutual love affair with a man, but his lover died within a year of their meeting Two years later Gogol fell in love with the poet Nikolai Yazykov and penned love letters to him, but his efforts came to nothing Gogol died in Moscow and was buried at Davilov Monastery His last words were placed on his tombstone And I shall laugh my bitter laugh When Soviet authorities decided to demolish the monastery in 1931 and transfer Gogol s remains, it was discovered his body had been buried lying face down, leading some to wonder if he had been buried alive.
Diary of a Madman A compilation of representative stories by Nikolai Gogol Contains a new introduction by Anton Boyko Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol although Russian was born in the village of Sorochyntsi in th

  • Title: Diary of a Madman
  • Author: Nikolai Gogol Anton Boyko
  • ISBN: 9781496129697
  • Page: 232
  • Format: Paperback
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    1. Helen Ροζουλί Εωσφόρος Vernus Portitor Arcanus Ταμετούρο Αμούν Arnum says:

      "Το πιο διασκεδαστικό για μένα ήταν όταν έβαλα μπρος μου έγγραφα να υπογράψω. Οι κύριοι νόμιζαν ότι θα βάλω στην άκρη του χαρτιού "γραφεύς τάδε". Αμ! Δε σφάξανε! Στο κύριο μέρος του εγγράφου που βάζει τη τζίφρα του ο διευθυντής τράβηξα ένα "Φερδινάνδος ο Α'". Άξιζε να βλέπει καν [...]

    2. Записки сумасшедшего = Notes of a Madman and other stories, Nikolai Gogol تاریخ نخستین خوانش: نوامبر سال 2006 میلادیعنوان: یادداشت های یک دیوانه و هفت قصه دیگر؛ نویسنده: نیکلای واسیلوویچ گوگول؛ مترجم: خشایار دیهیمی؛ تهران، نشر نس، 1381؛ در 304 ص؛ شابک: 9643125971؛ چتپ دوم 1381؛ چاپ ششم 1385؛ چاپ هشتم 1388؛ چاپ دوازد [...]

    3. A deluge of thoughts came down on him. Thoughts without sense of purpose or direction that caused a little stir and numerous inquisitive looks.Conversations with a dog. Delusions of grandeur; persecutions that might have never existed. Envy that mumbles incoherent things, day in day out: silence is a privilege reserved for others, an idyllic state he has been forbidden from finding again; illegible theory in a dusty old notebook. Words accumulate in the corners of a dim lighted room where guilty [...]

    4. El sólo hecho de que un ruso de Petersburgo quiera ser el Rey de España, demuestra la maestría con la que Gogol dominaba el absurdo para aplicarlo a un cuento. Con La Nariz, llega a su plenitud. ¡Admiro mucho a Nikolai!

    5. نیکولای گوگول یه داستان کوتاه معرکه داره به اسم بلوار نیفسکی. یه تراژدی جمع و جور با دو تا خط داستانی که یکی‌شون جان هست، نفس هست قصه‌ی یه هنرمند نقاش که یه روز تو خیابون گلوش پیش یه دختر خواستنی گیر می‌کنه و می‌افته دنبالش تا آخر سر کاشف به عمل بیاد که دختره تو نجیب‌خونه کار [...]

    6. Gogol's anti-heroThe Madman tries to make sense of the world with one eye. Maybe the lesser seen the better. THE more I read Russian authors, the more I seem to be enamoured by them. I read Nikolai Vesilievich Gogol's "The Overcoat" last year and loved it. Today I read "Diary of a Madman" and loved it as much. Here I should also mention that Gogol was a Russian-language writer of Ukrainian origin.Geoffrey Rush on stage as the anti-hero Madman. Is it really a madman who is writing his diary or is [...]

    7. O αγαπημένος και ιδιοφυής Γκόγκολ μας παρουσιάζει τις εμμονές, το λογικό και το παράλογο ως όψεις του ίδιου νομίσματος. Ως θέμα οπτικής. Και οι δύο ήρωες του βαδίζουν όπως επιθυμούν σε αυτόν τον κόσμο ζώντας όμως με το άγχος, χωρίς φιλοδοξίες, γεμάτοι φόβο και αναλώνουν την ζ [...]

    8. When you look back to the Golden Era of Russian Literature, Nikolai Gogol is like the odd man out. You have the romanticism of Pushkin, the philosophical depth found in Dostoyevsky, complex examinations of Russian society in Tolstoy, the realist style of Turgenev and then you have the satirical and farcical works of Gogol. It’s funny because Gogol’s stories fit ever so comfortably amongst the twentieth century Russian literature, where satirical stories were rampant due to Soviet censors. It [...]

    9. _The diary of a madman_**It's a 4,5**One of the finest short stories i have ever read. I loved it <3

    10. 4,5*Μόνο ένας συγγραφέας σαν τον Γκογκόλ θα μπορούσε να συνδυάσει χιούμορ, σάτιρα, θλίψη και ένα τραγικό τέλος αντάξιο του αρχαίου Ελληνικού δράματος Κι όλα αυτά μόνο σε 62 σελίδες!!Η σταδιακή τρέλα του βασικού χαρακτήρα μέσα από τις σελίδες του ημερολογίου του.

    11. Δευτέρα βράδυ στο μαγαζί, πρέπει να περιμένεις δύο ώρες μέχρι να κλείσεις και δεν έχει καθόλου κόσμο. Τι καλύτερη ιδέα από το να διαβάσεις ένα μικρό βιβλίο που -ντροπή σου- δεν είχες διαβάσει ποτέ μέχρι τώρα; Το Ημερολόγιο ενός Τρελού είναι μια ιστορία μέχρι και χθες το βράδυ [...]

    12. B.R.A.CE. 2017 ένα βιβλίο που έχει σχέση με την Ρωσία Μικρή έβλεπα πολλές ώρες τηλεόραση κι έχω δει πολλά! Θυμόμουν λοιπόν μια ασπρόμαυρη ταινία με έναν άτυχο άνθρωπο που είχε αγοράσει ένα παλτό και του το έκλεψαν. (Κυριακή Χαρά, Δευτέρα λύπη) Θυμάμαι πόσο με στενοχώρησε η αδικία, έ [...]

    13. Mental illness is no laughing matter, but Gogol's use of humor is intentional in this well known short story, and it's hard ñot to chuckle at his story about the dog's conversation. For a more serious depiction of someones decent in to mental illness I recommend The Yellow Wallpaper and Other Stories by Charlotte Perkins Gilman.

    14. The Diary of a MadmanLike the title suggests, it's the diary of a man who steadily succumbs to madness (schizophrenia?). Anyone, of any age, time, status, can find themselves relating to the hero and that's what makes it a bit frightening. A unique combination with its humorous style.

    15. يوميات مجنون قصة قصيرة لعملاق الأدب الروسي نيكولاي غوغوليصور لنا الكاتب في هذه القصة مجموعة من الأحداث الغريبة التي تقع لأحد المجانين , الذي تصور نفسه ملكا لإسبانيا و أطلق على نفسه إسم " فيرديناند الثامن " و بسبب هذا الإعتقاد أدخل إلى عنبر للمجانين .و حينما قررت البقاء وحيدا , [...]

    16. O Diário de um Louco é um pequeno conto triste e melancólico. Apesar das situações caricatas que podem arrancar algumas gargalhadas, é esse humor que serve de veículo à crítica social e desmascara preconceitos. Adaptado ao teatro inúmeras vezes – inclusive em Portugal -, trata-se do monólogo de um simples funcionário público, vitima da arrogância e do desprezo dos superiores hierárquicos e, principalmente, da filha do seu chefe, por quem nutre uma paixão não correspondida. É [...]

    17. While I liked Gogol's writing, I couldn't grasp hold of the absurdist aspects of the stories. They irritated me, which is not really what I was looking for in my reading experience. I definitely prefer 19th century French realism over Russian, from my experience so far. So . . . interesting, probably worthwhile just to have read them, but would not rec, would not read again.

    18. از هشت داستان، شش داستان خواندم و متاسفانه فرصت نميشود دو داستان پاياني را بخوانم اما همين قدر از اين شش داستان بگويم كه عالي بودند. يعني اگر همه ي نويسنده هاي داستان هاي كوتاه، همينقدر عالي باشند من يكي كه قيد رمان را كلا مي زنم و فقط و فقط داستان كوتاه مي خوانم. اما مي دانم كه [...]

    19. This is the second Gogol that I read and it's so so so much fun to live in his world.If The Overcoat had the poise and permanence of a man who understands the tribulations of his fellow human being, in this one Gogol sits in the mind of a madman to make us understand the thinking process of the person behind the facade. The story is the journey of a man from the normal state of search of his place in this world to the extreme of delusion and confusion leading to madness.The craving to be wanted [...]

    20. Το ημερολόγιο ενός τρελού είναι ένας εμμονικός, σπαρακτικός και παρανοϊκός μονόλογος ενός ανθρώπου που ψάχνει να βρει τον εαυτό του και να τον ορίσει με οποιονδήποτε τρόπο. Ταυτόχρονα, είναι ένας τραγικός περίπατος (υπό την μορφή ημερολογίου) στην εξελισσόμενη παράνοια το [...]

    21. اگر داستان کوتاه دوست دارید، اگر ادبیات روسیه را دوست دارید، اگر چخوف دوست دارید و هزار تا اگر دیگر:یادداشت‌های یک دیوانه را از دست ندهید.راستش مطمئن نیستم که قبلاً این کتاب را این‌جا معرفی نکرده‌ام. اگر تکراری است، شرمنده.یادداشت‌های یک دیوانه مجموعه داستانی است از نیکلای [...]

    22. Το διήγημα Το παλτό που κυκλοφόρησε για πρώτη φορά το 1842 αφηγείται την ιστορία του φτωχού γραφιά Ακάκιου Ακακίεβιτς Μπασμάτσκιν (ή Τσαρουχόφ –όπως έχει μεταφραστεί στην έκδοση του Πατάκη-) που καταφέρνει έπειτα από αιματηρές οικονομίες και στερήσεις να αποκτήσει ένα ολοκ [...]

    23. bir buluş gerçekleştirdim buluşum şu: her horozun bir ispanya'sı vardır ve bu ispanya horozun tüylerinin altında gizlidirokumayı, bir yazarın okuru olmayı çok seviyorumr keresinde bir kamp alanındaki çizimleri incelerken semra can çizimlerine benziyor demiştim kendi kendime, alanın işletmecisi de aa evet, o çizdi, dün gelseydin tanıştırırdım demiştilirli seviyedeki her çizerin kendine ait bir tarzı var ve eserinin altına imza atmasına gerek bile olmuyor.aynı şeki [...]

    24. Mükemmel. Harikulade. Gerçekten ne desem bilemiyorum. Çok beğendim yahu. Hadi gidip okuyun hemen . Hadi hadi hadiKitapta 5 ayrı hikaye var. Burun çok saçma bir hikaye. Ama sanatsal bir saçmalık. Yani saçmalaması bile buram buram kalite adamın. 8. dereceden bir devlet memuru bir Sabah uyandığında burnunun yerinde olmadığını görüyor. ve bu burun için gazetelere ilan vermeye emniyete başvurmaya falan çalışıyor. Ben böyle anlatınca aptalca gelebilir ama birde kendisini o [...]

    25. Αυτή η κριτική είναι μόνο για "Το Ημερολόγιο ενός τρελού"Διάβασα "Το Ημερολόγιο ενός τρελού" αμέσως μετά από "Το παλτό" και με εξέπληξε το πόσο διαφορετικά αλλά εξίσου ωραία μπορεί να γράψει ο Γκόγκολ. Εδώ ενώ η ιστορία είναι τραγική η γραφή είναι κωμική. Για ακόμη μια φορά απ [...]

    26. “To-day is a day of the greatest rejoicing. Spain has a King. He has been discovered. I am that King. It was only to-day I found it out. The revelation came to me like a flash of lightning.”For a madman the world is what is in his head… And Nikolai Gogol puts into the head of his madman many ridiculous things that will delight any reader.“But men are unfair, with this way of reckoning in weeks. The Jews invented it because it’s their Rabbi’s washing time… And all those fathers, hol [...]

    27. Gogol okumaya öyküleriyle başlamak iyi bir karardı sanırım. Müthiş detaycı anlatımı ve öykülerin içine yazar kimliğiyle girip minik açıklamalar yapması güzeldi. Ayrıca Rus Edebiyatında ilk kez böyle uçuk kaçık öyküler okudum. Kahramanlar da olaylar da ilginçti. Özellikle ''burun'' sık sık öykülerde kullandığı bir organdı. Ya üşüyor, ya kayboluyor, ya da büyüklüğü küçüklüğü ile kişinin önem derecesini belirliyordu. Belki de ruslar burunlarına [...]

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