A Brief History of Ukrainian and Belarusian Literatures

by Piero Scaruffi (E-mail)
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"Slovo o Polku Ihrevim/ The Tale of Ihor's Armament" (Ukraine, 11##)
Meletii Smotrytsky (Ukraine, 1577): "Slavonic Grammar" (1619) [h]
Hryhorii Skovoroda (Ukraine, 1722): "Sahd Bozhestvennykh Pisen/ Garden of Divine Songs" (1794) [p]
Ivan Kotliarevsky (Ukraine, 1769): "Eneyida/ Eneide Travestita" (1838) [p]
Ivan Kotliarevsky (Ukraine, 1769): "Natalka Poltavka" (1819) [t]
Gregory Kvitka (Ukraine, 1778): "A Visitor from the Metropolis" (1840) [t]
Levko Borovykovsky (Ukraine, 1806): "Marusia" (1829) [p]
Taras Shevchenko (Ukraine, 1814): "Kobzar/ The Bard" (1840) [p]
Taras Shevchenko (Ukraine, 1814): "Hajdamaki" (1841) [p]
Taras Shevchenko (Ukraine, 1814): "Hamalija" (1843) [p]
Taras Shevchenko (Ukraine, 1814): "Caucasus" (1845) [p]
Mikola Kostomarov (Ukraine, 1817): "Ukračns'ki Baliady/ Ukrainian Ballads" (1839) [p]
Panteleimon Kulish (1819-1897): "Chorna Rada/ The Black Council" (1857)
Maria Markovich "Marko Vovchok" (Ukraine, 1834): "Lymerivna" (1861)
Ivan Nechuy-Levitsky (Ukraine, 1838): "Kaydasheva Sim'ya" or "Mykola Dzherya"
Afanasii Rudchenko "Panas Myrny" (Ukraine, 1849): "Streetwalker/ Meretrice" (1884)
Ivan Franko (Ukraine, 1856): "Boryslav Laughs" (1882)
Ivan Franko (Ukraine, 1856): "Boa Constrictor" (1878)
Ivan Franko (Ukraine, 1856): Stolen Happiness (1893) [t]
Mykhailo Kotsiubynsky (Ukraine, 1864): "Tini Zabutykh Predkiv/ In The Shadow of the Past" (1913)
Olha Kobylanska (Ukraine, 1868): "Tsarivna/ The Princess" (1896)
Larysa Kosach "Lesya Ukrayinka" (Ukraine, 1871): "Na Krylakh Pisen/ On Wings of Songs" (1893) [p]
Martynovych Khotkevych (Ukraine, 1877): "Bohdan Khmelnytsky" (19##) [t]
Vladimir Vinnichenko (Ukraine, 1880): "The Black Panther and the White Bear" (1911) [t]
Kanstancin Miskievich "Jakub Kolas" (Belarus, 1882): "Novaya Ziamla/ New Land" (1923) [p]
Ivan Lutsevich "Janka Kupala" (Belarus, 1888): "Kurgan" (1910) [p]
Maxim Bogdanovich (Belarus, 1891): "Wreath" (1956) [p]
Pavlo Tychyna (Ukraine, 1891): "Soniashni Kliarnety/ Clarinets of the Sun" (1918) [p] +
Pavlo Tychyna (Ukraine, 1891): "Zamist' Sonetiv i Oktav/ Instead of Sonnets and Octaves" (1920) [p]
Pavlo Tychyna (Ukraine, 1891): "Pluh/ The Plow" (1920) [p]
Pavlo Tychyna (Ukraine, 1891): "V Kosmichnomu Orkestri/ In the Cosmic Orchestra" (1921) [p]
Mikola Kulish (Ukraine, 1892): "97" (1925) [t]
Mikola Kulish (Ukraine, 1892): "Patetychna Sonata/ Sonata Pathetique" (1930) [t]
Mikola Khvylovy (Ukraine, 1893): "Syni Etiudy/ Blue Etudes" (1923)
Mikola Khvylovy (Ukraine, 1893): "Osin/ Autumn" (1924)
Mikola Khvylovy (Ukraine, 1893): "Valdshnepy/ Woodcocks" (1927)
Kondrat Krapiva (Belrus, 1896): "A Ram with a Diploma" (1926)
Kondrat Krapiva (Belrus, 1896): "My Darling" (1945) [t]
Mikhas Lynkov (Belrus, 1899): "Unforgettable Days" (1958)
Vitaly Volsky (Belarus, 1900): "Grandfather and a Crane" (1939) [t]
Mykola Bazhan (Ukraine, 1904): "Budivli/ Buildings" (1929) [p]
Mykola Bazhan (Ukraine, 1904): "Hofmanova Nich/ Hoffman's Night" (1929) [p]
Mykola Bazhan (Ukraine, 1904): "Sliptsi/ The Blind Beggars" (1933) [p]
Mykola Bazhan (Ukraine, 1904): "Trylohiia prystrasty/ Trilogy of Passion" (1933) [p]
Andrei Makaenok (Belarus, 1920): "Please Excuse Me" (1954) [t]
Veniamin Blazhenny (Belarus, 1921): "Ear of Heart" (1990) [p]
Vasiliy Bykhov (Belarus, 1924): "Sign of Misfortune" (1986)
Vladimir Korotkevich (Belarus, 1930): "Black Olshansky Castle" (1979)
Georgi Vladimov (Ukraine, 1931): "The Great Ore" (1961)
Georgi Vladimov (Ukraine, 1931): "Faithful Ruslan" (1982)
Vasyl Stus (Ukraine, 1938): "Zymovi Dereva" (1970) [p]
Vladimir Neklaev (Belarus, 1946): "Opening" (1976) [p]
Aleksander Stepanovich "Ales Ryazanov" (Belarus, 1947): "Coordinates of Being" (1976) [p]
Svetlana Aleksisevich (Belarus, 1948): "A War Does Not Have A Female Face" (1985)
Oleh Lysheha (Ukraine, 1949): "The Great Bridge" (1989) [p]
Aleksei Dudarev (Belarus, 1950) "Choice" (1979) [t]
Volodymyr Dibrova (Ukraine, 1951): "Peltse and Pentameron" (1996)
Natalka Bilotserkivets (Ukraine, 1954): "The Underground Fire" (1984) [p]
Natalka Bilotserkivets (Ukraine, 1954): "November" (1989) [p]
Solomea Pavlychko (Ukraine, 1958): "The Discourse of Modernism in Ukrainian Literature" (1997) [h]
Yuri Andrukhovych (Ukraine, 1960): "Nebo i Ploshchi/ The Sky and City Squares" (1985) [p]
Yuri Andrukhovych (Ukraine, 1960): "Perverziya/ Perversion" (1996)
Oksana Zabuzhko (Ukraine, 1960): "Travnevyj Inij" (1985) [p]
Volodymyr Tsybulko (Ukraine, 1963): "Piramida/ Pyramid" (1993) [p] +
Volodymyr Tsybulko (Ukraine, 1962): "Anhely i Teksty/ Angels and Texts" (1996) [p]
Serhiy Zhadan (Ukraine, 1974): "Tsytatnyk/ A Rose-colored Degenerate" (1993) [p]
Valzina Mort (Belarus, 1981): "Ja Tonienkaja Jak Tvaje Viejki/ I'm as Thin as your Eyelids" (2004) [p]
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