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Andreev

or Andreyev

[ahn-drey-yuh f] /ɑnˈdreɪ yəf/
noun
1.
Leonid Nikolaevich [lee-uh-nid nik-uh lah-yuh-vich;; Russian llyee-uh-nyeet nyik-uh-lah-yuh-vich] /ˈli ə nɪd ˌnɪkˈəlɑ yə vɪtʃ;; Russian ˌllyi əˈnyit ˌnyɪk əˈlɑ yə vɪtʃ/ (Show IPA), 1871–1919, Russian writer.
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  • Andreev is a realist, like his predecessors and contemporaries.

    Essays on Russian Novelists William Lyon Phelps
  • No one can read Chekhov and Andreev without being conscious of the hovering spirit of the first master of Russian fiction.

    Essays on Russian Novelists William Lyon Phelps
  • Neither Chekhov nor Andreev have attempted to lift that black pall of despair that hangs over Russian fiction.

    Essays on Russian Novelists William Lyon Phelps
  • Andreev is the first to show that the most common and awful form of disease among Russian soldiers is the disease of the brain.

    Essays on Russian Novelists William Lyon Phelps
  • Andreev is an unflinching realist, with all the Russian power of the concrete phrase.

    Essays on Russian Novelists William Lyon Phelps
  • I have not seen it mentioned, but I suspect that Andreev owes much to the reading of this brilliant author.

    Essays on Russian Novelists William Lyon Phelps
  • This is the red laugh of Andreev, though until the appearance of his book it lacked the appropriate name.

    Essays on Russian Novelists William Lyon Phelps
  • No more terrible protest against war has ever been written than Andreev's Red Laugh.

    Essays on Russian Novelists William Lyon Phelps
  • Another illustration of Andreev's uncanny power is seen in the short story Silence.

    Essays on Russian Novelists William Lyon Phelps
  • One of Andreev's books is indeed a whole commentary on the remark of Merezhkovski quoted above.

    Essays on Russian Novelists William Lyon Phelps

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