gogol gogol

Definition(s):

  • (n) Russian writer who introduced realism to Russian literature (1809-1852)

News

  1. Gogol Bordello to Celebrate New Album with Intimate Brooklyn Show

    Gogol Bordello https://www.facebook.com/gogolbordello have confirmed a special album release party for their forthcoming Pura Vida Conspiracy . The intimate performance will take place at Brooklyn, NY’s Music Hall of Williamsburg on July 23. The album is due out the same day on ATO Records/Casa Gogol.
    on July 9, 2013     Source: Jambands.com

  2. Why Govenments Are Lying About Life Expectancy

    Russian literature is not something that is going to cheer you up. In Dead Souls by Nikolai Gogol, his main character sets out to buy up the servitude of dead serfs to perpetrate a grand fraud. It is not a happy read.
    on July 8, 2013     Source: Forbes

Quotes

  1. "I think all arguments about where he belongs are pointless and even humiliating to some extent. He no doubt belongs in Ukraine," Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko said during a ceremony at Gogol's birthplace in Mirgorod. "Gogol wrote in...
    on Apr 1, 2009 By: Viktor Yushchenko Source: The Moscow Times

  2. "I think he can do anything," Nair says. "He gave me the key to find a Gogol who plays the gangly adolescent as well as the dashing young man with such panache. It feels very good. I refuse to be boxed in my life, and I'm happy I helped him...
    on Mar 11, 2007 By: Mira Nair Source: San Jose Mercury News

  3. With their latest CD, Super Taranta, "Gogol Bordello is going to conquer the world," says Hütz. "Everything on the album is taken to the next level. It's more direct, more abstract, more focused, with more dark humor. The dub parts are...
    on Aug 15, 2007 By: Eugene Hutz Source: NPR

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