[gawr-kee; Russian gawr-kyee]
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One often thinks of Gorki in reading Baroja, mainly because of the contrast.Rosinante to the Road Again
John Dos Passos
Gorki soon gave up this task, which was too exhausting for him.
Unfortunately Gorki endows his characters with too elevated a philosophy.
And yet it first arouses our suspicion of the probity and reality of Gorki's types.
In the novel, "Three Men," Gorki leaves the world of vagrants.
- the former name (until 1991) of Nizhni Novgorod
- Maxim (makˈsim), pen name of Aleksey Maximovich Peshkov. 1868–1936, Russian novelist, dramatist, and short-story writer, noted for his depiction of the outcasts of society. His works include the play The Lower Depths (1902), the novel Mother (1907), and an autobiographical trilogy (1913–23)
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