About The Book
This rich collection of more than 400 works of Ukrainian lyric poetry ranges from anonymous seventeenth-century songs to twentieth-century symbolist poetry. Includes works by Skovoroda, Kotliarevsky, Shashkevych, Shevchenko, Franko, Kulish, Cherniavs'ky, Ukrainka, Kobylianska, Tychyna, Lepky, Hrinchenko, Kostomarov, Rylsky, and many others.
The poetry is presented in a number of thematic sections such as love, fate, people, land, past, horizon, city, minutes, creativity, and struggle. See Ivan Franko, Taras Shevchenko, and Fable in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine.
About The Author
Orest Zilynsky (1923–76) studied Slavic philology at the Ukrainian Free University in Prague and at Prague University and then taught Polish, medieval Rus' literature and folklore, and Soviet literature at Olomouc University. A central figure in Ukrainian literature and folklore studies in post war Czechoslovakia, Zilynsky published …
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