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  • The writer Dostoyevsky once famously remarked, "We have all come out from under Gogol's overcoat."
  • Fyodor Dostoevsky " "The Overcoat" (Russian: Шинель, Shinel; sometimes translated as "The Cloak") is the title of a short story by Ukrainian-born Russian author Nikolai Gogol, published in 1842. The story and its author have had great influence on Russian literature, thus spawning Fyodor Dostoevsky's famous quote: "We all come out from Gogol's 'Overcoat'." The story has been adapted into a variety of stage and film interpretations." Source and further information:

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