2001'1, p.66
Klimov E. A.
On psychological knowledge in the "Preface" to "The farmstead evenings. . . " by N. V. Gogol

Useful and true psychological information is generated and brought home to the public awareness not only by psychologists but also by the authors of fiction works. The works by N.V. Gogol, the author of the XIX century, have special information concerning many facts and ties being a subject matter of modern psychology deliberately encoded in artistic form.