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ISBN-10: 048641115X

ISBN-13: 9780486411156

Edition: N/A

Authors: Maxim Gorky, Jenny Covan

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This compelling 1902 play, considered Gorky’s masterpiece, centers on a group of wretched souls who congregate to play cards, tell stories, and debate whether it is better to live without illusions or to maintain a romanticized world view. A powerful, influential drama, hailed for its realistic and memorable characterizations.
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Book details

List price: $3.00
Publisher: Dover Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/18/2016
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 80
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.132
Language: English

Until the recent collapse of the Soviet state, Gorky was officially viewed as the greatest Russian writer of the twentieth century---an evaluation far above the true measure of his nevertheless considerable talent. Proclaimed the founder of socialist realism, he significantly influenced many Soviet writers, as well as others in Europe and in the developing world, and his works were for decades part of the Soviet school curriculum. His formal education was minimal. From the age of 11, he fended for himself with a variety of jobs. Self-taught, he published his first story, "Makar Chudra," in 1892. His first collection, Sketches and Stories (1898), is a romantic celebration of society's strong…