The Ways of Forming National Idea in Belarusian Literature of the 20th Centur Cover Image

Шляхі фарміравання нацыянальнай ідэі у беларускай літаратуры ХІХ стагоддзя
The Ways of Forming National Idea in Belarusian Literature of the 20th Centur

Author(s): Iaanna Vasylyuk
Subject(s): Customs / Folklore, Recent History (1900 till today), Belarussian Literature
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu w Białymstoku
Keywords: national idea; national consciousness; literary tradition; Belarusian literature in 20th century; national rebirth; Belarusian cultural canon; the Belarusian language; folklore;

Summary/Abstract: The article is devoted to the forming process of national idea in Belarusian literature (20th century). Ethnic-cultural consolidation of Belarusian people, shaping of Belarusian nation proceeded in rough conditions. The restoration of historical memory and spiritual heritage of the Belarusian nation was a clear impulse to writers whose literary works shaped national idea, conscious striving for becoming a nation. Literary studies extended by so called nobody’s texts opened new possibilities to set new directions in the field of national idea.

  • Issue Year: 2014
  • Issue No: 6
  • Page Range: 183-195
  • Page Count: 13
  • Language: Belarussian