Tolstoy vs. Gorky: Why Russian Intellectuals Had Very Different Visions of Utopia

KEY TAKEAWAYS     Unable to voice their concerns, Russian intellectuals used literature as a means to discuss social and political problems. Though virtually every writer wanted to make the world a better place, they disagreed on how their visions of utopia ought to be realized. Disagreements between giants like Leo Tolstoy and Maxim Gorky help us better understand the destructive path their country followed during the 20th century. 

Source: Tolstoy vs. Gorky: Why Russian Intellectuals Had Very Different Visions of Utopia | Portside

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