Author(s): Tetyana Nykyforuk, Antoniy Moysey
Subject(s): Ukrainian Literature, Theory of Literature
Published by: Видавництво ВДНЗ України « Буковинський державний медичний університет »
Keywords: literary critic; literary-critical articles; essay; diaspora; Y. Stefanyk (Y. Klinovy);

Summary/Abstract: The purpose of the study is to determine the place of the scientific work of Y. Stefanyk in Ukrainian literary criticism and to clarify the significance of his contribution to understanding the literary process in Ukraine in the twentieth century, outlining the literary criticisms of Y. Stefanyk about V. Stefanik, Lesya Martovich and the writers of the Ukrainian diaspora, in particular style, image manners, innovative trends. To realize the goal, we are expected to perform our tasks: to carry out the analysis of the literary heritage of Yurii Stefanyk in the context of the literary process of the twentieth century; to find out the role and place of Y. Stefanyk in the Ukrainian literary process of the twentieth century and abroad, to reveal the significance of the studies of the life and work of Les’ Martovych, Vasyl Stefanyk and the writers of the Ukrainian diaspora in the writings of Yurii Stefanyk; generalize scientific research in the study of the life and work of Ukrainian writers; to qualify Y. Stefanyk as one of the founders of the scientific study of the way of life and the creative work of Vasyl Stefanyk and Les’ Martovych. Research methods. We practiced comparative historical, biographical, descriptive, aesthetic and functional, typological and comparative methods, aimed to make a scientific research, and also the methods of analysis and synthesis, induction and deduction, method of collection, selection and synthesis of information data, aimed to conduct a scientific research. The scientific novelty of the study is the consideration of an independent person in the field of Ukrainian literary criticism - Y. Stefanyk, who played a key role in the study of the creativity of Ukrainian writers. For the first time in Ukrainian literary the basic information related to the activities of J. Stefanyk is assembled and integrated, writer’s place in Ukrainian literature of the twentieth century is defined. Conclusions. We succeeded in outlining Yurii Stefanyk's sphere of activity. Identify the main vectors of the artist's work, show the role and significance of the work of the researcher of literature for the development of the Ukrainian literary process in particular and in the global context as a whole. The style of thinking of J. Stefanyk is generally controversial, partly even unbalanced, but behind it there was genuinely objective desire to understand the complex issues of literary history and evaluate them. Sometimes his style is compromise, justifying previous false judgments. The analysis makes it possible to assert that the critic sensitive characteristic to each artist signs his style, draws attention to the aesthetic value of works of an author. He is well aware of the colors of the language, especially the style of the writers, about whom he writes. Literary school, has acquired with the father, and later in publications, which cooperated experience research and textual works, and especially literary talent led to his professional judgment, credibility assessments of certain aesthetic effects.

  • Issue Year: 2018
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 75-79
  • Page Count: 5
  • Language: Ukrainian