The lower depths (Nachtasyl) scenes from Russian life by Maksim Gorky

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Statementby Maxim Gorki. Translated from the Russian by Edwin Hopkins.
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Pagination108 p.
Number of Pages108
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The Lower Depths: A Drama in Four Acts Language: English: LoC Class: PG: Language and Literatures: Slavic (including Russian), Languages and Literature: Subject: Russian drama -- Translations into English Subject: Russia -- Social conditions -- -- Drama Subject: Poverty -- Russia -- Drama Subject: Poverty -- Moral and ethical aspects.

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The lower depths, and other plays. [Maksim Gorky] -- A brief profile of the Russian writer prefaces the texts of three plays characterized by their realistic portrayal of Russian life.The Lower Depths (French: Les Bas-fonds) is a French drama film directed by Jean Renoir, based on the play of the same title by Maxim scenes contrast the life of the upper and lower classes to comedic effect.

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