Ukrainian Studies

Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures

SLA228H1, Spring Semester, 20th Century Ukrainian Fiction in Translation, 2021

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

Class meeets on Thursdays from 1:00 to 3:00 PM. Online in Quercus
Please note this schedule reflects the new date for the start of the winter term.

Course Schedule

Jan 14 Introduction. Volodymyr Vynnychenko. “The ‘Moderate’ One and the ‘Earnest’ One. A Husband’s Letter to His Wife”
21 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.
28 Andriy Holovko. The Weeds.
Feb 4B. Antonenko-Davydovych. Duel.
  11 Valerian Pidmohylny. Misto, Part 1 and Part 2.
Assignment 1 due

18 No Class. Reading Week.
25 Oles Honchar. Man and Arms.
Mar 4 Emma Andievska. Novel About a Good Person
11Valery Shevchuk. The Meek Shall Inherit.
Assignment 2 due.
18Volodymyr Iavorivsky. Maria and Wormwood at the End of the Century.
25 Volodymyr Dibrova. Peltse and Pentameron. We read Pentameron, pp. 45–198. pg 59–212 in pdf
Apr 1 Yuri Andrukhovych. Recreations.
Apr 8 Yuri Izdryk. Wozzek.

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