Gorky Maksim

Gorky

also Gorki, Maksim also Maxim Pen name of Aleksei Maksimovich Peshkov. 1868-1936.
Russian writer who supported the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917 and helped develop socialist realism as the officially accepted literary aesthetic. His works include The Life of Klim Samgin (1927-1936), an unfinished cycle of novels.