One of the names in Russian literature that has attracted great attention with his life and literary art from his time until today is Nikolay Gogol. 19th century V. Belinski, one of the Russian critics, was one of the first names to notice the author's original satirical art and mentions the characteristics of Gogol's art in many of his articles and letters. His contemporaries followed Gogol's art very closely and evaluated each work he wrote from different angles, and this intense interest continued in the following years by literary critics, writers and social scientists. In the article, the comments and evaluations made in the 19th and 20th centuries will be examined by focusing on the criticisms and comments made about Gogol's work "The Overcoat".
Keywords: N. Gogol, The Overcoat, “The Overcoat” through the eyes of Russian critics, Belinsky, Chernyshevsky, Eyhanbaum, Gukovsky