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Leonid N. Andreyev Classics: Savva By Leonid N. Andreyev
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“Savva” by Leonid Andreyev can be called a tragic comedy. It is definitely a strange drama. The author begins with the presentation of the plight of the educated people in Russia. The... More > educated people are confronted by the abject superstition of the peasantry. Savva, a fanatical revolutionist, endeavors to wipe out this superstition by blowing up a monastery full of drunken monks. But the plot is revealed to the monks, who carry out the ikon, or sacred image, before the explosion, and afterwards carry it back into the ruins. The peasants, arriving on the scene and finding the ikon uninjured, hail a supreme miracle; the whole country is swept by a wave of religious frenzy, in the course of which Savva is trampled to death by a mob.. The play succeeds in drawing the audiences’ sympathy.< Less
Leonid N. Andreyev Classics: The Man Who Found the Truth By Leonid N. Andreyev
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Andreyev's first collection of short stories and short novels appeared in 1901, quickly selling a quarter-million copies and making him a literary star in Russia. In 1902, he published "In the... More > Fog" and "The Abyss." These two stories caused great commotion because of their candid and audacious treatment of sex. In the years between 1898 and 1905 Andreyev published numerous short stories on many subjects, including life in Russian provincial settings, court and prison incidents (where he drew on material from his professional life), and medical settings. His particular interest in psychology and psychiatry gave him an opportunity to explore insights into the human psyche and to depict memorable personalities who later became classic characters of Russian literature ("Thought" 1902).< Less
Leonid N. Andreyev Classics: The Seven Who Were Hanged By Leonid N. Andreyev
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"The Seven Who Were Hanged" is believed to be Leonid N. Andreyev's most important achievement. The keen psychological insight and the masterly simplicity with which Andreyev has penetrated... More > and depicted each of the tragedies of the seven who were hanged place him in the same class as an artist with Russia's greatest masters of fiction, Dostoyevsky, Turgenev and Tolstoy. The story keeps readers almost mesmerized, for the flow, the spontaneity, the sequence of the events are extremely wonderful. One can't resist from admiring the skill of the author.< Less

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AS WE FORWARD AS WE FORWARD By Drew W.F. Rigby
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