: Capote, El () by NICOLAI GOGOL and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great. Además los temas predilectos de Nikolai Gógol han perdurado en el gusto El capote expone cómo un burócrata de categoría mínima, Akaki. 0 ReviewsWrite review?id= 2a8bDgAAQBAJ. El capote. By Nikolai Gogol. About this book · Get Textbooks.

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Hermanito y Hermanita Brothers Grimm. Maria Del Mar Gomez. The policeman asks Akaky embarrassing questions, as if he were a criminal. Lugares Sagrados Francis Amalfi. One-eyed, heavy-drinking, decent, tailor whom Bashmachkin hires to make his new cloak. Bureaucrat mainly concerned with demonstrating the power he wields as a supervisor. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

It is also possible to read the text from a psychoanalytic perspective. Akaky finds no help from the authorities in recovering his lost overcoat. Other books in this series. Retrieved from ” https: Akaky progresses from an introverted and hopeless but functioning non-entity with no expectations of social or material success to one whose self-esteem and thereby expectations are raised by gohol overcoat.

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Noemi Villamuza is an illustrator. Vladimir Nabokovwriting in his Lectures on Russian Literaturegave the following appraisal of Gogol and his most famous story: Bureaucrat in one of the departments of the Russian government in St.

Gogol makes much of Akaky’s name in the acpote passages, saying, “Perhaps it may strike the reader as a rather strange and farfetched name, but I can assure him that it was not farfetched at all, that the circumstances were such that it was quite out of the question to give him any other name Akaky is not merely introverted, but described as humorously fit for his position as a non-entity.


People are brought together by material goods. Meanwhile, he and Petrovich frequently meet to discuss the style of the new coat.

In addition, goggol literal meaning of the name, derived from the Greek, is “harmless” or “lacking fapote, showing the humiliation it must have taken to drive his ghost to violence. A number of films have used the story, both in the Soviet Union and in other countries:. 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.

The Overcoat

He tells Akaky’s landlady to order a coffin. A Psychoanalytic Study, Anne Arbor: Although he enjoys his work and never makes a mistake, he has no desire to take on more challenging work, realizing that he has limited capabilities. His threadbare overcoat is often the butt of their jokes. Retrieved 1 April Akaky decides it is necessary to have the coat repaired, so he takes it to his tailor, Petrovich, who niiolai the coat irreparable, telling Akaky he must buy a new overcoat.

Penguin Books, Gogol is noted for his instability of style, tone, genre among other literary devices, as Boris Eichenbaum notes. Dapote that time, Akaky’s zeal for copying is gogkl with excitement about his new overcoat, to the point that he thinks of little else.

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Gogol From the Twentieth Century: 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. Finally, Akaky’s ghost catches up with the general — who, since Akaky’s death, had begun to feel guilt over having mistreated him — and takes his overcoat, frightening him terribly; satisfied, Akaky is not seen again. 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.

Elderly woman who advises Akaky to report the theft of his cloak to the district police chief. Victor Nikolao is a translator. Akaky’s low position in the bureaucratic hierarchy is evident, and the extent to which he looks up the hierarchical ladder is well documented; [14] sometimes forgotten, according to Harold McFarlin, is that he is not the lowest-ranked in the hierarchy and thus in society.

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