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Leonid Nikolaevich
[lee-uh-nid nik-uh-lahy-uh-vich;; Russian lyi-uh-nyeet nyi-kuh-lah-yi-vyich] /ˈli ə nɪd ˌnɪk əˈlaɪ ə vɪtʃ;; Russian lyɪ ʌˈnyit nyɪ kʌˈlɑ yɪ vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA), 1871–1919, Russian novelist, short-story writer, and playwright.
Leonid Nikolaevich [lee-uh-nid nik-uh lah-yuh-vich;; Russian llyee-uh-nyeet nyik-uh-lah-yuh-vich] /ˈli ə nɪd ˌnɪkˈəlɑ yə vɪtʃ;; Russian ˌllyi əˈnyit ˌnyɪk əˈlɑ yə vɪtʃ/ (Show IPA), 1871–1919, Russian writer.
Historical Examples

Andreyev, in writing it, has come very near to solving the question of the meaning of life, and its justification.
Contemporary Russian Novelists Serge Persky

The poignant irony of this story is not unusual with Andreyev.
Contemporary Russian Novelists Serge Persky

If we carefully study a few of Andreyev’s characters we can more easily understand his feelings and his style.
Contemporary Russian Novelists Serge Persky

Andreyev, on the other hand, but rarely breaks the bounds which unite him to reality.
Contemporary Russian Novelists Serge Persky

Andreyev gives us remarkably graphic details of this misery.
Contemporary Russian Novelists Serge Persky

Andreyev, for example, regards the Jewish problem as primarily a Russian problem.
The Shield Various

Andreyev has no simplicity, and his talent reminds me of an artificial nightingale.
Letters of Anton Chekhov Anton Chekhov

Andreyev’s father, who was a geometrician, died while he was still at school, and the family was without resources.
Contemporary Russian Novelists Serge Persky

The abyss which separates Andreyev’s heroes from other men makes them weak, numb, and miserable.
Contemporary Russian Novelists Serge Persky

It is true that “most of the critics have understood Andreyev only in a superficial manner,” as Tolstoy rightfully asserted.
Contemporary Russian Novelists Serge Persky


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