- 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/, 1871–1919, Russian writer.
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Examples from the Web for andreev
Andreev is a realist, like his predecessors and contemporaries.
No one can read Chekhov and Andreev without being conscious of the hovering spirit of the first master of Russian fiction.
Neither Chekhov nor Andreev have attempted to lift that black pall of despair that hangs over Russian fiction.
Andreev is the first to show that the most common and awful form of disease among Russian soldiers is the disease of the brain.
Andreev is an unflinching realist, with all the Russian power of the concrete phrase.