Information about the author:
Svetlana M. Demkina, PhD in Philology, Director of the Museum of A.M. Gorky, A.M. Gorky Institute of World Literature of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Povarskaya 25 а, 121069 Moscow, Russia.
ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2699-0455
The article is devoted to the history of stage productions of plays by Gorky in Germany from 1945 to the 1980s. The directors’ inventions and a new view of the plays by the Russian dramatist are examined on the basis of the documents preserved in the Museum of A. M. Gorky of the Institute of World Literature, RAS: photographs, posters, newspapers etc.