• WordNet 3.6
    • n Gorki an industrial city in the European part of Russia; birthplace of Maksim Gorky
    • n Gorki Russian writer of plays and novels and short stories; noted for his depiction of social outcasts
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In literature:

GORKY, M., a resident of Russia who became unpopular with the government and moved.
"Who Was Who: 5000 B. C. to Date" by Anonymous
Similarly direct and powerful is the indictment contained in Gorki's NIGHT LODGING.
"Anarchism and Other Essays" by Emma Goldman
Pierre drove on toward Gorki.
"War and Peace" by Leo Tolstoy
He attended a dinner given to Gorky at the "A Club," No.
"Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete" by Albert Bigelow Paine
The most subtle analysis of Gorki's talent would, however, be inadequate to cover his full significance as a writer.
"Maxim Gorki" by Hans Ostwald
In Gorki, where there was less air-congestion, we managed to steal a plane and flew it to Finland.
"I Was a Teen-Age Secret Weapon" by Richard Sabia
And you remember what happened to Gorky, when he was here?
"An Anarchist Woman" by Hutchins Hapgood
That is why the appearance of a Walt Whitman or a Maxim Gorki is so wholesome and air-clearing an event.
"Suspended Judgments" by John Cowper Powys
Gorky is the embodiment of Socialism.
"Mother Earth, Vol. 1 No. 3, May 1906" by Various
One often thinks of Gorki in reading Baroja, mainly because of the contrast.
"Rosinante to the Road Again" by John Dos Passos
One block away, at the end of Gorky Street, was Red Square.
"Combat" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
It showed Tolstoy and Gorki standing side by side in the garden at Yasnaya Polyana.
"The Forerunners" by Romain Rolland
Maxim Gorky is the most original and, after Tolstoy, the most talented of modern Russian writers.
"Contemporary Russian Novelists" by Serge Persky
I already hate the names of Ibsen, Shaw, Wilde, Symons, Maeterlinck, and Gorky.
"Ancestors" by Gertrude Atherton
By ignoring social conventions Gorky has unwittingly injured his cause.
"The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 5" by Various
This convention was not really broken in prose until the advent of Gorky.
"An Outline of Russian Literature" by Maurice Baring
In the case of Gorky, of course, we have the Vagabond naked and unashamed.
"The Vagabond in Literature" by Arthur Rickett
Gorki has written some exquisite prose poems.
"The Literature of Ecstasy" by Albert Mordell
Did you see Gorky's estimate of us in "Appleton's"?
"The Letters of Ambrose Bierce" by Ambrose Bierce
In his play, "The Night Asylum," Maxim Gorky, the Russian novelist and playwright, brings this out very well.
"Psychotherapy" by James J. Walsh

In news:

Pirates bring up Gorkys Hernandez.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have recalled outfielder Gorkys Hernandez from Triple-A Indianapolis on Friday.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg at the Gorki residence while meeting with the Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev in Moscow in October.
Art Review 'Arshile Gorky : A Retrospective'.
PHILADELPHIA — Two stories are well known about the Armenian-American artist Arshile Gorky .
Prepare for nearly three hours of Russian realism with SU Drama's production of Maxim Gorky 's The Lower Depths.
Russian Premier Dmitry Medvedev, right, shakes hands with visiting Slovenian counterpart Janez Jansa after signing documents on the South Stream pipeline construction at the Gorki residence outside Moscow on Tuesday, Nov 13, 2012.
I was in the Russian city of Nizhny Novgorod (the former Soviet city of Gorky) several years ago in the company of a gaggle of editorial writers, all Americans.
"Lenin and Stalin in Gorki in 1922," 1949.
Prepare for nearly three hours of Russian realism with SU Drama's production of Maxim Gorky's The Lower Depths.
Gopnik's Daily Pic : Gorky at MoMA.
This month, Arshile Gorky: A Retrospective, which originated at the Philadelphia Museum of Art last fall, comes to the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles.