Chekhov and Gorki: Anton Chekhov (1860–1904) is undoubtedly one of the most influential literary figures of postmodernity. His artistic sensibility has left behind a theatrical production that has marked the scene of the twentieth century, as well as a legacy of storytelling that gets bigger over time. Maxim Gorki (1868-1936) is one of those clear examples of involvement between art and reality; a man of action who cured his experience based on diverse trades, long journeys and hardships of all kinds, background that would be perfectly reflected in his characters and literary environments, faithful correlate of a convulsive era.
As Rubén Pujante Corbalán points out in the postface, when Gorki and Chekhov began their correspondence, in 1898, Chekhov was already a renowned writer and Gorki began only to entrench his literary production. Thus a teacher-like relationship is struck u...read more