Urban Discourse and National Identity in Belarusian and Ukrainian Poetry in the 20s and 30s of the 20th Century Cover Image

Урбаністычны дыскурс i нацыянальная ідэнтычнасць у беларускай і украінскай паэзіі 20—30 гадоу ХХ стагоддзя
Urban Discourse and National Identity in Belarusian and Ukrainian Poetry in the 20s and 30s of the 20th Century

Author(s): Zhanna Shaladonava
Subject(s): Belarussian Literature, Ukrainian Literature, Rural and urban sociology, Interwar Period (1920 - 1939)
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu w Białymstoku
Keywords: Town; national mentality; identification; historical-cultural context; spiritual reference point; consolidation center of the nation; territorial-local character;

Summary/Abstract: The author emphasizes the role which the town played in the socio-political and spiritual-cultural consolidation of the nation in particular state forms (Kievan Rus, the Grand Duchy of Lithuania). She pays attention to the traditional national mentality of Belarusian and Ukrainian people connected with peasant civilization. Social processes and industrialization influence the form of urban themes and poetry.

  • Issue Year: 2013
  • Issue No: 5
  • Page Range: 289-295
  • Page Count: 7
  • Language: Belarussian