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Classic Russian Short Stories

Classic Russian Short Stories

by Maxim Gorky
     
 
Russian short story writer, novelist, autobiographer and essayist, whose life was deeply interwoven with the tumultuous revolutionary period of his own country. Gorky ended his long career as the preeminent spokesman for culture under the Soviet regime of Joseph Stalin. Gorky formulated the central principles of Socialist Realism, which became doctrine in Soviet

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Russian short story writer, novelist, autobiographer and essayist, whose life was deeply interwoven with the tumultuous revolutionary period of his own country. Gorky ended his long career as the preeminent spokesman for culture under the Soviet regime of Joseph Stalin. Gorky formulated the central principles of Socialist Realism, which became doctrine in Soviet literature. The rough, socially conscious naturalism of Gorky was described by Chekhov as "a destroyer bound to destroy everything that deserved destruction."

Gorky's short stories have the power to mesmerize his readers. In this collection there are some of the best stories written by Maxim Gorky.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780557843367
Publisher:
Lulu.com
Publication date:
12/02/2011
Sold by:
LULU PRESS
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
1109
File size:
792 KB

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