Ukrainian Studies

Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures

SLA228 Spring, 20th Century Ukrainian Fiction in Translation, 2023

Instructor:Maxim Tarnawsky121 St. Joseph St. Alumni Hall 403 416–978–8972

Class meeets on Thursdays from 1:00 to 3:00 PM in AH 108.

Reading List

The following required textbooks must be purchased:

  • Maik Yohansen. The Journey of the Learned Doctor Leonardo and his Future Lover, the Beauteous Alceste, to the Switzerland of Slobozhanshchyna Trans. Svitlana Yakovenko. Intro. Marko Pavlyshyn. Sova Books (Amazon), 2021. 978-0-6489485-2-0. Amazon
  • Emma Andievsky. A Novel About a Good Person. Trans. Olha Rudakevych. Edmonton: CIUS Press. 2018. ISBN: 9781894865494. CIUS Press,
  • Yuri Andrukhovych. Recreations. Trans. Marko Pavlyshyn. Edmonton: CIUS Press, 1998. ISBN: 978-1895571240. CIUS Press, You can find an electronic copy of this text here.
  • The following novels and collections of short stories will be required reading:


    Suggested further reading: (and topics for presentations)


    Here's the schedule of reports.


    Ukraianian originals of the works we read:


    Additional suggested reading. Graduate students and others:

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