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Aleksey Maksimovich Peshkov (In Russian Алексей Максимович Пешков) (March 28, 1868June 18, 1936), better known as Maxim Gorky (Максим Горький), was a Soviet/Russian author, a founder of the socialist realism literary method and a political activist. From 1906 to 1913 and from 1921 to 1929 he lived abroad, mostly in Capri, Italy; after his return to the Soviet Union he accepted the cultural policies of the time, although he was not permitted to leave the country.

Selected works

  • Makar Chudra (Макар Чудра), short story, 1892
  • Goremyka Pavel, novel, 1894
  • Chelkash (Челкаш), novelette, 1895
  • Malva, short story, 1897
  • Sketches and Stories, stories, (three volumes) 1898-1899
  • Creatures That Once Were Men, stories in English translation (1905)
  • Twenty-six Men and a Girl, short story, 1899
  • Foma Gordeyev/The Man Who Was Afraid (Фома Гордеев), novel, 1899
  • Three of Them (Трое), novel, 1900
  • The Song of the Stormy Petrel (Песня о Буревестнике), poem, 1901
  • Song of a Falcon (Песня о Соколе),short story, 1902
  • The Mother (Мать), novel, 1907
  • The Life of a Useless Man, novel, 1907
  • A Confession (Исповедь), novel, 1908
  • Okurov City (Городок Окуров), novel, 1908
  • The Life of Matvei Kozhemyakin (Жизнь Матвея Кожемякина), novel, 1910
  • Tales of Italy, stories, 1911–1913
  • My Childhood (Детство), Autobiography Part I, 1913–1914
  • In the World (В людях), Autobiography Part II, 1916
  • Chaliapin, articles in Letopis, 1917
  • Untimely Thoughts, articles, 1918
  • My Recollections of Tolstoy, 1919
  • My Universities (Мои университеты), Autobiography Part III, 1923
  • Through Russia, stories, 1923
  • The Artamonov Business (Дело Артамоновых), novel, 1927
  • Life of Klim Samgin (Жизнь Клима Самгина), unfinished novel series:
    • The Bystander, novel, 1927
    • The Magnet, novel, 1928
    • Other Fires, novel, 1930
    • The Specter, novel, 1936
  • Reminiscences of Tolstoy, Chekhov, and Andreyev, 1920–1928
  • V.I. Lenin (В.И. Ленин), reminiscence, 1924–1931
  • The I.V. Stalin White Sea - Baltic Sea Canal, 1934 (editor-in-chief)

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