Gorky

Definitions

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

In literature:

Mr. Clemens made an introductory address, presenting Mr. Gorky.
"Mark Twain's Speeches" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Besides, it is the way of life, and the art of Gorky is the art of realism.
"Revolution and Other Essays" by Jack London
Writers so different as Tolstoi and Gorki have given plenty of good examples.
"Essays on Russian Novelists" by William Lyon Phelps
Gorky might have made a stab at it.
"The Little Warrior" by P. G. Wodehouse
She talked eagerly to the inquirer about Victor Hugo, Gorky, Tolstoy, and Bernard Shaw.
"Making Both Ends Meet" by Sue Ainslie Clark and Edith Wyatt
I'm lazing here, reading Gorky's latest novel.
"Tramping on Life" by Harry Kemp
Well, I don't suppose that I shall ever read any more Gorky, who has assuredly not come up to expectations.
"Books and Persons" by Arnold Bennett
An extraordinary contrast to both these men was Gorky, with whom I had a brief interview in Petrograd.
"The Practice and Theory of Bolshevism" by Bertrand Russell
Gorky might have made a stab at it.
"Jill the Reckless" by P. G. (Pelham Grenville) Wodehouse
SEVENTH PERIOD: DANILEVSKY, SALTYKOFF, L. N. TOLSTOY, GORKY, AND OTHERS.
"A Survey of Russian Literature, with Selections" by Isabel Florence Hapgood
But Maxim Gorki makes heroes of them, consciously, with a mental self-assertion, giving them ideas which he has found in Nietzsche.
"Figures of Several Centuries" by Arthur Symons
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
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
He is perhaps puzzling to the practical Philistine Anglo-Saxon: but not if one has read Turgenev, Dostoievsky, or Gorky.
"Essays on Modern Novelists" by William Lyon Phelps
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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.
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