The Lower Depths
World Literature: Russian
"The Lower Depths" is considered one of Maxim Gorky's most masterful plays, and an exemplar of Russian social realism. The play first premiered in 1902 at the Moscow Arts Theatre, and focuses on a set of impoverished Russians living in a shelter and struggling to handle the harsh realities of their lives.
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Gorky, Maxim. "The Lower Depths." 2021. Retrieved from https://commons.erau.edu/db-hu-300-fall2021/2.