Title

From Rome to Paris to Rome: Reversing the Grand Tour in Gogol’s "Rome"

Abstract

The article explores the itinerary Rome--Paris--Rome which provides a key for reading dramatist and novelist Nikolai Gogol's fragment "Rome." Topics covered include the visual imagination of Gogol and his need for mediated distance, the creation of a travel narrative with geographic coordinates and itineraries and the attempt of Gogol to mobilize his reliance on vision and distance in the services of a Grand Tour narrative.

Publisher

American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages

Publication Date

11-1-2015

Publication Title

Slavic and East European Journal

Department

Comparative Literature

Document Type

Article

Language

English

Format

text

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