Ukrainian Studies

Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures

SLA228H1, Fall, 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.

Course Schedule

Sept  7 Introduction. Volodymyr Vynnychenko. “The ‘Moderate’ One and the ‘Earnest’ One. A Husband’s Letter to His Wife”
14 Mykola Khvylovy. Stories From the Ukraine (incl. Puss in Boots). Students must read all five stories, Puss in Boots, Myself (Romantica), A Sentimental Tale, The Inspector General, Ivan Ivanovich. A revised translation of “My Self (Romantica)” is available here.
21 Andriy Holovko. The Weeds.
  28B. Antonenko-Davydovych. Duel.
Oct 5 Valerian Pidmohylny. Misto, Part 1 and Part 2.
Assignment 1 due

12 Maik Yohansen. The Journey of the Learned Doctor Leonardo and his Future Lover, the Beauteous Alceste, to the Switzerland of Slobozhanshchyna.
19 Oles Honchar. Man and Arms.
  26 Emma Andievska. Novel About a Good Person
Nov 2 Valery Shevchuk. The Meek Shall Inherit.
Assignment 2 due.
9 No Class. Reading Week.
16 Volodymyr Iavorivsky. Maria and Wormwood at the End of the Century.
23 Volodymyr Dibrova. Peltse and Pentameron. We read Pentameron, pp. 45–198. pg 59–212 in pdf
  30 Yuri Andrukhovych. Recreations.

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