Maksim Gorky

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Russian writer of plays and novels and short stories

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The helmsman and the crew have perished,--Only I, mysterious singer, Cast out onto the shore by the storm, I sing the hymns of old And dry my damp robe In the sun beneath the cliff (19) It was precisely Maksim Gorky who turned again to the "hymns of old," that is, to Pushkin's.
"Some Dostoyevskian Themes in the Work of Maksim Gorky." Dostoevsky Studies 8 (1987): 143-54.
He graduated in 1897 but turned to writing instead of law for a living, receiving aid and encouragement from Maksim Gorky. Among the best of Andreyev's earlier works were V tumanye ( In the Fog, 1902) and Mysl ( Thought, 1902), the first dealing with awakened sexuality in a young boy, the second with insanity and murder.
Hadn't Maksim Gorky called Robinson Crusoe the "Bible of the Unconquerable"?
Nevertheless, the revelation of how, in the run-up to the 1905 revolution, psychiatrists reclassified as sane certain progressive writers who had previously been diagnosed as mad (Maksim Gorky primary among them) provides a fascinating insight into the science's role in organizing society.
His early stories were widely read, and during the 1920s and 1930s his popularity approached that of Maksim Gorky. However, a sociopolitical atmosphere that was increasingly hostile to satire and Zoshchenko's own desire to explore in print the workings of his depressive psyche fed the growth of the Soviet establishment's enmity toward the writer.
Berberova left the Soviet Union in 1922 and lived in Germany, Czechoslovakia, and Italy as part of Maksim Gorky's entourage before settling in Paris in 1925.
His first published stories appeared in a journal edited by Maksim Gorky. The older writer recognized Babel ' s talent but advised him to see more of life before doing more writing.
Changing his name from Vosdanig Adoian, he passed himself off as a relative of Maksim Gorky (it's not clear whether he knew that was a pen name for Aleksey Peshkov).
Between 1896 and 1909 his output included translations of stories by Turgenev, Nikolay Gogol, Leo Tolstoy, and Maksim Gorky; articles on literary criticism and social conditions; and two novels, Sono omokage (1906; An Adopted Husband) and Heibon (1907; Mediocrity).