The Nose | Critical Essay by A. L. Bem

This literature criticism consists of approximately 34 pages of analysis & critique of The Nose.
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Critical Essay by A. L. Bem

SOURCE: Bem, A. L. “‘The Nose’ and The Double.” In Dostoevsky and Gogol: Texts and Criticism, edited by Priscilla Meyer and Stephen Rudy, pp. 229–48. Ann Arbor, MI: Ardis, 1979.

In the following essay, originally published in 1928, Bem evaluates the influence of Gogol's “The Nose” on Fyodor Dostoevsky's novella The Double.

I could tell you much about how … he, with his own typical atomistic analysis, perceived the character of Gogol's works.

From a letter of Dr. Yanovsky to A.G. Dostoevsky

“My God! My God! Why such misfortune?”

Gogol, “The Nose”

“My God! My God! … Give me strength in the inexhaustible depths of my woes. …”

Dostoevsky, The Double

There is no...

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