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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Review: MotherUser Review - Helen - Goodreads
Even without knowing anything about Maxim Gorky- his life, his politics and his ties with the Bolsheviks and as such the Russian Revolution - it would be difficult not to guess such allegiances whilst ... Read full review
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I directly jumped from my native language to Russian literature skipping English ...So for me initially it was hard to grasp the taste but I would admire Maxim Gorky for depicting two time frame ... Read full review