About The Book
Volume 3 of Volodymyr Vynnychenko's diary is an excellent primary source for the study of the life and thought of this major Ukrainian writer and political figure as well as of the cultural climate of Eastern and Western Europe from 1926 to 1928. Living in exile in France, Vynnychenko recorded his interaction with West European cultural figures, as well as his relations with the Ukrainian intelligentsia and émigré politicians. This volume contains many of his theories and musings on political, cultural, and philosophical issues.
Co-published with the Institute of Literature of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and the Ukrainian Academy of Arts and Sciences in the U.S.A. Edited by Hryhorii Kostiuk. Compiled and with the annotations by Alexander Motyl.
About The Author
Writer, statesman, and politician. Vynnychenko began to study law at Kyiv University in 1901 but, owing to his expulsion in 1902 for ‘revolutionary’ activities, he never completed his studies. He was a member of the Revolutionary Ukrainian party (RUP) and, later, the executive committee of the Ukrainian Social Democratic Workers' party (USDRP). …
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