Maxim Gorky

Standard Name: Gorky, Maxim
Used Form: Maxim Gorki


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Intertextuality and Influence Amabel Williams-Ellis
The varied influences on AWE 's passion for folk and fairy tales include her uncle Henry Strachey , Rudyard Kipling , and Maxim Gorky .
Williams-Ellis, Amabel. All Stracheys Are Cousins. Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1983.
In her memoir she comments that, since World War...
Literary responses Alice Walker
Reviews were mixed (one pronounced occasionally ponderous as well as poignant and personal).
White, Evelyn. Alice Walker. A Life. Norton, 2004.
Josephine Hendin in the Saturday Review found the novel politically cliché'd and its resolution improbable. AW responded with an indignant...
Occupation Virginia Woolf
The Press, which began as therapy and for the purpose of publishing the works of its owners, grew into a major engine of modern culture and thought.
Lee, Hermione. Virginia Woolf. Chatto and Windus, 1996.
Its political interests were served by enlightened...
politics Sylvia Townsend Warner
The organisation was set up in 1935, at the end of the First International Congress of Writers held in the Salle de la Mutualité in Paris. It proposed to be a more partisan and...
Author summary Constance Garnett
During the first half of the twentieth century, CG translated over seventy volumes of Russian literature. At the expense of her eyesight, she translated the major works of Tolstoy , Gorky , and others, and...
Textual Production Amabel Williams-Ellis
This event was held in Moscow and convened by Maxim Gorky . Topics discussed included the formation of Socialist Realism and Russian children's literature.
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Maya Angelou
This volume has much less about her intellectual development than its predecessor, but MA mentions that as her work began to dabble on the verge of criminality she discovered the Russian writers, beginning with...


Maxim Gorky (whose real name was Alexei Maximovich Peshkov) published his proletarian playThe Lower Depths (Na Dne in Russian).