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Ukrainian Contemporary Literature: Chief Personalities and Titles

The lecture by Rostyslav Semkiv who is an Associate Professor in Literary Department at the National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy” and Director in Smoloskyp Publishers tells about the contemporary Ukrainian literature and its main actors.

From well-known writers, such as Yuri Andrukhovych, Oksana Zabuzhko and Serhiy Zhadan to young authors such as Myroslav Laiuk and Tamara Horikha-Zernia. Since when was it formed and what circumstances influenced its emerging? Chernobyl, feminism, the war in Donbas and many other topics you can find in the novels by nowadays Ukrainian writers will surely help you learn more about Ukraine.

List of references:

  • Iurii Shcherbak, Chernobyl
  • Markian Kamysh, Oformliandia
  • Yuri Andrukhovych, Recreations
  • Yuri Andrukhovych, The Moscoviad
  • Yuri Andrukhovych, Perverzion
  • Yuri Andrukhovych, Twelve Circles
  • Yuri Andrukhovych, Lexicon of Intimate Cities
  • Yuri Andrukhovych, Darlings of Justice
  • Oksana Zabuzhko, Fieldwork in Ukrainian Sex
  • Oksana Zabuzhko, The Museum of Abandoned Secrets
  • Yuri Vynnychuck, Malva Landa
  • Yuri Vynnychuck, Tango of Death
  • Serhiy Zhadan, Depeche Mode
  • Serhiy Zhadan, Voroshilovgrad
  • Serhiy Zhadan, Mesopotamia
  • Serhiy Zhadan, The Orphanage
  • Tamara Horikha-Zernia, Daughter
  • Haska Shyyan, Behind the Back
  • Sofia Andrukhovych, Felix Austria
  • Sofia Andrukhovych, Amadoka
  • Kateryna Kalytko, The Land of All Those Lost
  • Myroslav Laiuk, Babornia
  • Myroslav Laiuk, World Uncreated