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Gorky, Maksim 1868-1936

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Most widely held works about Maksim Gorky
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Most widely held works by Maksim Gorky
Mother by Maksim Gorky( Book )
576 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 32 languages and held by 2,217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A hardworking woman in Czarist Russia, weighed down by poverty, is indifferent to the political ferment of the time until her son becomes involved in revolutionary activity
Bystander by Maksim Gorky( Book )
153 editions published between 1928 and 2013 in 13 languages and held by 1,862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First volume of a tetralogy "Forty years: the life of Clim Samghin"
Creatures that once were men by Maksim Gorky( )
41 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
If you strip off the mask of convention, lay aside the restraints which belong to the code of respectibility, and expose raw human nature with its barbarous proclivities and its flashes of inspiration, you have Maxim Gorky's "Creatures That Once Were Men". It is a name which these creatures themselves accept with cynical rejoicing; if they have ceased to be men, they have become brutes and gods, the brute presumably predominating because once they were men. Maxim Gorky has chosen for his subject the inmates of a doss-house that he may the more clearly show human nature untrammelled, as revealed in men, gross, vicious, foul-mouthed, hating authority, cut loose from the past, without hope for the future, seizing the brutal but conceivably brilliant present, and laughing to scorn every accepted dogma of society. By this means he throws into naked contrast the shams of civilization, supported on one side by a well-dressed, cheating, pertinacious merchant; on the other side by a cringing inn-keeper with the nature of a flunkey; on the other side by corporations, courts, and inspectors of police -- the machinery of society
The lower depths, and other plays by Maksim Gorky( Book )
271 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in 18 languages and held by 1,720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Widely regarded as Gorky's dramatic masterpiece, The Lower Depths reveals the author's unrivaled knowledge of the Russian proletariat. A sleazy boarding house is home to a group of wretched souls who spend their days arguing, playing cards, telling stories and debating the merits of two different views of life: whether it is better to live without illusions on one's own strengths, or to harbor a romanticized view of the world in order to shield oneself from the pain of daily life. Gorky's eye for physical detail, and special talent for breathing life into down-and-out characters on the fringes of society, are brilliantly displayed in this compelling drama
Foma Gordeyev by Maksim Gorky( Book )
238 editions published between 1894 and 2010 in 18 languages and held by 1,363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Foma Gordeyev (1899), illustrates Gorky's admiration for strength of body and will in the masterful barge owner and rising capitalist Ignat Gordeyev, who is contrasted with his relatively feeble and intellectual son Foma, a "seeker after the meaning of life". Wishing to know the meaning of life, Foma has trouble accepting capitalistic views; he denounces local moneyed dignitaries by shouting reminders of their unsavory pasts for all to hear at a ship launching. He is hustled off to an insane asylum. Released, he is a drunken, broken man who wanders about the town, out of his mind and in rags. He is befriended only by his godfather's daughter, a childhood friend ... Offers a vivid picture of Russian life at the turn of the twentieth century and of the merchant class, the backbone of the Russian society before the Russian Revolution
Song of the storm-petrel by Maksim Gorky( )
9 editions published between 1896 and 1996 in English and Russian and held by 1,272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Philip Vasilyevich's story by Maksim Gorky( )
6 editions published in 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Personal recollections of Anton Pavlovitch Chekhov by Maksim Gorky( )
6 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The march of man by Maksim Gorky( )
7 editions published between 1937 and 1996 in English and held by 1,264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reminiscences of Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy by Maksim Gorky( )
7 editions published between 1921 and 2010 in English and held by 1,264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Confronting life by Maksim Gorky( )
6 editions published in 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The billionaire by Maksim Gorky( )
6 editions published in 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The heart of a beggar by Maksim Gorky( )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 1,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Decadence by Maksim Gorky( Book )
142 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 1,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life of a useless man by Maksim Gorky( Book )
16 editions published between 1971 and 1990 in English and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chaliapin, an autobiography as told to Maxim Gorky; with supplementary correspondence and notes by Fyodor Ivanovich Chaliapin( Book )
28 editions published between 1967 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Enemies by Maksim Gorky( Book )
32 editions published between 1906 and 2007 in 8 languages and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1905. Russia is at a turning point. Zakhar Bardin is from the landowning class, but is now the uneasy owner of a factory. His managing director is determined to face down militant workers on a point of principle. But the shutting of the business has tragic consequences for everyone concerned. Gorky's extraordinary play, which was written in exile and banned in his home country, presents a panoramic view of a restless society, with a bourgeoisie no longer sure of its own values, and a working class steadily facing up to the terrifying sacrifices ahead. Described by Ronald Bryden in the Observer in 1971 as 'a real discovery . . . the missing link between Chekhov and the Russian revolution', Enemies has a dramatic breadth, humour and ambition unique to Gorky
Literary portraits by Maksim Gorky( Book )
74 editions published between 1956 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Literaire portretten van 19e en 20e eeuwse Russische schrijvers
Untimely thoughts; essays on revolution, culture, and the Bolsheviks, 1917-1918 by Maksim Gorky( Book )
10 editions published between 1968 and 1995 in English and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Essays trykt i Novaja Zjizn' 1. maj 1917-16. juli 1918
Autobiography of Maxim Gorky: My childhood. In the world. My universities by Maksim Gorky( Book )
246 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in 17 languages and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maxim Gorky is the pseudonym of Alexei Maximovich Peshkov. This text is the first part of his autobiographical trilogy
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Alternative Names
Gao er ji 1868-1936
Gaoʹerji 1868-1936
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Maiksima Gorkī 1868-1936
Maksim Gor'ky
Pechkov, Alekseï Maksimovitch
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Peschkow, Alexei M. 1868-1936
Pešcov, Aleksej Maksimovič 1868-1936
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