1907. Maxim Gorky, pseudonym of Alexei Maksimovich Peshkov, Soviet novelist, playwright and essayist, who was a founder of social realism. Although known principally as a writer, he was closely associated with the tumultuous revolutionary period of his own country. The Mother, one of his best-known works, is the story of the radicalization of an uneducated woman that was later taken as a model for the Socialist Realist novel, and his autobiographical masterpiece Childhood. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.
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This book about a mother in pre-revolutionary Russia gives insight into the different factors that push people into joining movements. It requires attitude and behavior change. In most situations ... Read full review
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I don't know much about ancient revolutions but I liked reading this book. "Mother" by Gorki made me understand the small joys,grief and tensions every soldier in a revolution endures.And amidst all ... Read full review