Magazine “Uzvyshsha” (“The Hill”) in 1944 as an Archive Rarity Cover Image

Часопіс “Узвышша” 1944 года як архіўны рарытэт
Magazine “Uzvyshsha” (“The Hill”) in 1944 as an Archive Rarity

Author(s): Natallya Hardziyenka
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies, Studies of Literature, Belarussian Literature
Published by: Towarzystwo Naukowe KUL & Katolicki Uniwersytet Lubelski Jana Pawła II
Keywords: Belarusian literature; World War II; periodicals

Summary/Abstract: Text of the article is dedicated to the history and description of a single known issue of the magazine “Uzvyshsha” which was going to publish in Minsk in 1944, during the German occupation. This almost unknown for specialists periodical was created by Belarusian Cultural Association, founded in 1944. The chief editor of the magazine was a writer Yuri Vitbich, a former member of the Literary Association “Uzvyshsha” acting in the Byelorussian SSR in 1926-1931. That`s why the revived during the occupation literary magazine was also called “Uzvyshsha” and was seen by the creators as a continuation of the periodical had been earlier repressed by the Soviet regime.Magazine “Uzvyshsha” wasn`t published in 1944. There is only one non completed copy assigned for proofreading. It is in Belarusan State Archive-Museum of Literature and Art. The magazine`s content permits to study features of the literary process during the German occupation.

  • Issue Year: 65/2017
  • Issue No: 7
  • Page Range: 149-157
  • Page Count: 9
  • Language: Belarussian