Le·o·nid Ni·ko·la·e·vich [lee-uh-nid nik-uh-lahy-uh-vich; Russian lyi-uh-nyeetnyi-kuh-lah-yi-vyich], /ˈli ə nɪd ˌnɪk əˈlaɪ ə vɪtʃ; Russian lyɪ ʌˈnyit nyɪ kʌˈlɑ yɪ vyɪtʃ/, 1871–1919, Russian novelist, short-story writer, and playwright.
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How to use Andreyev in a sentence
Andreyev's father, who was a geometrician, died while he was still at school, and the family was without resources.
The abyss which separates Andreyev's heroes from other men makes them weak, numb, and miserable.
If we carefully study a few of Andreyev's characters we can more easily understand his feelings and his style.
Andreyev tells us that on the day of judgment the alienists are divided as to the insanity of Kerzhenzev.
It is true that "most of the critics have understood Andreyev only in a superficial manner," as Tolstoy rightfully asserted.