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
Such was the state of Russian Literature and Russian Society at the time of Maxim Gorki's appearance.
"Maxim Gorki" by Hans Ostwald
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
And what would this critic have said of the De Profundis of Maxim Gorky?
"Ivory Apes and Peacocks" by James Huneker
The other, Maxim Gorki, is at his post, and his free-spirited utterances help to console us for Tolstoy's silence.
"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
In his play, "The Night Asylum," Maxim Gorky, the Russian novelist and playwright, brings this out very well.
"Psychotherapy" by James J. Walsh