Ulas Samchuk’s private letters of 50-70’s of the 20th century as an indicator of literary époque

Keywords: letter, correspondence, epistolary, literary process, diaspora.

Abstract

The article deals with researching of Ulas Samchuk’ private letters of 50-70’s of the 20th century with famous artists. Special attention pays to writer’s life and art peripeteias through the prism of his epistolary. The peculiarities of certain literary discussions of Ulas Samchuk in his letters of the 50’s and 70’s of the 20th century were found; on the basis of a specific textual analysis a description of the main life and creative peripets of the writer is given; revealed aspects that require further study. Studied and researched the epoque in which U. Samchuk lived and worked, through the prism of his epistolary. Letters of writers is an invaluable source of evidence about the life and work of masters of words and their correspondents. The special value of correspondence is that they reflect a particular moment in the life of the writer, his thoughts, beliefs, literary preferences. The famous writer Ulas Samchuk left a pretty significant epistolary heritage that extremely deepens our knowledge about the era in which he lived, about features of his literary and private life. Despite some achievements in the field of research of epistolary, it is still not sufficiently studied the social functions of correspondence, the character of depiction reality in them, their content and other features. Particularly noteworthy studies of L. Vashkiv [Vashkiv, 1998: 26], M. Kotsiubynska (Kotsiubynska, 2001: 53), V. Kuzmenko [Kuzmenko, 1998: 34], Zh. Liakhova (Liakhova, 1984: 45), H. Mazokha (Mazokha, 2008: 42), V. Sviatovets (Sviatovets, 1981: 17) and others. However epistolary heritage of the writer, it is worth noting, needs still quite considerable attention. Thus, the relevance of our scientific exploration contained in the material of the research and its problems.

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Author Biography

Mariia Panhelova, Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi Hryhorii Skovoroda State Pedagogical University

Ph.D. in Philology
Associate Professor

Published
2019-01-31
How to Cite
Panhelova, M. (2019). Ulas Samchuk’s private letters of 50-70’s of the 20th century as an indicator of literary époque. Theoretical and Didactic Philology, (30), 30-38. Retrieved from https://tdp-journal.com/index.php/journal/article/view/145