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  Contributor Biography:  Simon Karlinsky 
 
Simon Karlinsky was Professor Emeritus of Russian at the University of California, Berkeley. His books include The Sexual Labyrinth of Nikolai Gogol, Russian Drama from Its Beginnings to the Age of Pushkin, and Marina Tsvetaeva: The Woman, Her World, and Her Poetry. He died on July 5, 2009.

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literature >> Gogol, Nikolai

Nikolai Gogol's repressed homosexuality is reflected obliquely in nearly all of his works, especially in the fear of marriage that permeates his stories and plays.

literature >> Russian Literature

Since the eleventh century, Russian literature has included treatments of homosexual themes.

   

 

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