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Maxim Gorky and his Russia. by Alexander Kaun

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Published by Cape .
Written in English


  • Gor"kii , Maksim, -- 1868-1936.

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Number of Pages620
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Right after reading Alexander Kaun's "Maxim Gorky and His Russia," published in , I read Arkady Vaksberg's "The Murder of Maxim Gorky," published in Then I decided the review I had posted for Kaun's book needed a major revision, which you are reading.3/5. Maxim Gorky - Wikipedia. Maxim Gorky and his Russia. [New York] B. Blom [] (OCoLC) Online version: Kaun, Alexander Samuel, Maxim Gorky and his Russia. [New York] B. Blom [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Maksim Gorky; Maksim Gorky: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Kaun. Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kaun, Alexander, Maxim Gorky and his Russia. New York, J. Cape & H. Smith.

This book is by far the best in Gorky's autobiographical trilogy.I found this to be a fascinating book. I could not imagine a childhood more different from mine than Maxim Gorky's. His was a life of grinding poverty, cruelty and sadness intermingled with the love and goodness of his grandmother. Yet out of the cold ashes a great writer emerged.5/5(5). Maxim Gorky continues to be regarded as the greatest literary representative of revolutionary Russia. Born of the people, and having experienced in his own person their sufferings and their misery, he was enabled by his extraordinary genius to voice their grievances and their aspirations for a better life as no academic could. Maxim Gorky Biography, Life, Interesting Facts. Maxim Gorky was a Russian author who was considered the father of Soviet Revolutionary Literature. He was also known to be the founder of the socialist realism doctrine. He had a difficult childhood and had to roam about the Russian empire changing jobs anyhow for about fifteen years until became very successful as a writer. Maxim Gorky () was a Russian and Soviet writer and a political activist. If magical realism is to Gabriel Garcia Marquez, socialist realism is to Maxim Gorky. His surname means "bitter" because he grew up as an orphan and began writing the bitter truth about the Tsarist regime that he was displeased with/5.

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