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He was brought up by his grandmother  and ran away from home at the age of twelve in After an attempt at suicide in Decemberhe travelled on foot across the Russian Empire for five years, changing jobs and accumulating impressions used later in his writing.
Gorky wrote incessantly, viewing literature less as an aesthetic practice though he worked hard on style and form than as a moral and political act that could change the world. He described the lives of people in the lowest strata and on the margins of society, revealing their hardships, humiliations, and brutalisation, but also their inward spark of humanity.
Byhe was openly associating with the emerging Marxist social-democratic movement, which helped make him a celebrity among both the intelligentsia and the growing numbers of "conscious" workers. At the heart of all his work was a belief in the inherent worth and potential of the human person.
In his writing, he counterposed individuals, aware of their natural dignity, and inspired by energy and will, with people who succumb to the degrading conditions of life around them. Both his writings and his letters reveal a "restless man" a frequent self-description struggling to resolve contradictory feelings of faith and scepticism, love of life and disgust at the vulgarity and pettiness of the human world.
Hillel, if I remember rightly: The inner meaning of these words impressed me with its profound wisdom The thought ate its way deep into my soul, and I say now with conviction: I believe that Jewish wisdom is more all-human and universal than any other; and this not only because of its immemorial age Gorky befriended many revolutionaries and became a personal friend of Vladimir Lenin after they met in He exposed governmental control of the press see Matvei Golovinski affair.
He became more involved in the opposition movement, for which he was again briefly imprisoned in Inhaving severed his relationship with the Moscow Art Theatre in the wake of conflict with Vladimir Nemirovich-DanchenkoGorky returned to Nizhny Novgorod to establish a theatre of his own.
The brutal shooting of workers marching to the Tsar with a petition for reform on 9 January known as the "Bloody Sunday"which set in motion the Revolution ofseems to have pushed Gorky more decisively toward radical solutions.
His most influential writings in these years were a series of political plays, most famously The Lower Depths While briefly imprisoned in Peter and Paul Fortress during the abortive Russian Revolution, Gorky wrote the play Children of the Sunnominally set during an cholera epidemic, but universally understood to relate to present-day events.
His experiences in the United States—which included a scandal over his travelling with his lover the actress Maria Andreyeva rather than his wife—deepened his contempt for the "bourgeois soul" but also his admiration for the boldness of the American spirit. From toGorky lived on the island of Capripartly for health reasons and partly to escape the increasingly repressive atmosphere in Russia.
The two men had worked together on Literaturny Raspad which appeared in During a visit to Switzerland, Gorky met Lenin, who he charged spent an inordinate amount of his time feuding with other revolutionaries, writing: Even his tongue seemed to have turned grey".
Return from exile[ edit ] An amnesty granted for the th anniversary of the Romanov dynasty allowed Gorky to return to Russia inwhere he continued his social criticism, mentored other writers from the common people, and wrote a series of important cultural memoirs, including the first part of his autobiography.
Having dinner with Sukhanov later the same day, Gorky grimly predicated that revolution would end in "Asiatic savagery". On the day after the Bolshevik coup of 7 NovemberGorky observed a gardener working the Alexander Park who had cleared snow during the February Revolution while ignoring the shots in the background, asked people during the July Days not to trample the grass and was now chopping off branches, leading Gorky to write that he was "stubborn as a mole, and apparently as blind as one too".
One contemporary remembered at how Gorky would turn "dark and black and grim" at the mere mention of Lenin.
He does not know the popular masses, he has not lived with them". It would not be re-published in Russia until after the collapse of the Soviet Union. The essays call Lenin a tyrant for his senseless arrests and repression of free discourse, and an anarchist for his conspiratorial tactics; Gorky compares Lenin to both the Tsar and Nechayev.
In AugustNikolay Gumilevhis friend and fellow writer, was arrested by the Petrograd Cheka for his monarchist views.01 Taganrog, Geboortehuis Tsjechov. Geboren werd ik in het huis van Bolotov (zegt mijn moeder), of Gnutov, naast dat van V.N.
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Stanislavski likened the study of his ‘Method of Physical Actions’ to a study of the grammar of a language. He cautioned however, that just as knowledge of grammar alone does not guarantee beautiful writing, knowledge of his techniques was only useful to an actor if accompanied by a fertile imagination.
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Bulgakov, and also continued running such classics as 'The Seagull', 'The Cherry Orchard', 'The Lower Bottom' and other original productions of plays by Anton Chekhov and Maxim Gorky.
Stanislavski's ideas changed greatly over his career. prison reform. Mother Courage and Her Children. Mother profited from war, all 3 of her kids died in war. Provincetown was a summer getaway for many artists, hired O'Neill to write plays.
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