"HOW SWEET IT IS TO DIE!" The death of Gogol as a testament to his descendants. Article 3 669
Doctor of Philology, Professor, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
The article examines the events of the last days of Gogol's life, the circumstances of the burning of manuscripts, as well as the version of the causes of the death of the writer, in particular, the widespread belief that he starved himself to death. Fortieth day after the death of Gogol in the cemetery of the St. Daniel Monastery. The words "She, come, Lord Jesus" (Revelation 22:20), carved on the tombstone of Gogol, undoubtedly express the most important thing in his life and work: the desire to acquire the Holy Spirit and prepare the soul for a meeting with the Lord.
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