Akaky Akakievich is a Calligraphist
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Abstract: The article involved an effort to interpret Gogol's The Overcoat on the ground of patristic literary tradition: the meaning of Akaky Akakievich's passion for calligraphy writing and letter is explained by phenomenon rooted in the tradition of monk obedience; there is an ontological essence of tragic conflict of The Overcoat shown here.
Key words: GOGOL, LETTER, REWRITING, OBEDIENCE, SELF-DENIAL, ONTOLOGICAL ESSENCE OF TRAGIC CONFLICT, AN OVERCOAT, WRITING, WRIT, HUSH
Trofimov, I. V. Akaky Akakievich is a Calligraphist / I. V. Trofimov. In Philological Class. 2009. №2 (22). P. 8-12.