Vasily Gogol Afanasievich( Father NV Gogol, a gifted storyteller and writer)
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Biography Vasily Gogol Afanasievich
(1780 - 1825). The son of a regimental clerk, Gogol in origin, character and cast of mind and literary work was a typical maloross. In the early 20's he became close to former Justice Minister Dimitrij Prokofievich Troshchinsky, who lived in retirement in the village and arranged here Kibintsah home theater. Gogol was a director of the theater and the actor. It was for this theater and comedy in the Little Russian language. There are two of his comedies: "The dog-Vivtsya" and "simpleton, or trick women perehitrennaya Soldier. Comedy written between 1822 and 1925. Scenes taken from folk tales. The first comedy does not come down to us and is known in the summary retelling. Second Kulish published in "Foundations" (1862, II), with Kulish, in the preface, compares the "simpleton" Gogol's "Moskal-Charivnikom" Kotlyarevskogo and prefers the first play. "Simpson" was published separately in 1872, 1878 and 1882. Literature on Gogol listed in п?п+п¦п¦пTя+пTп¦п¦ M. Komarova, 410.