Mortal theme in modern Ukrainian novels: gender aspect

Башкирова, Ольга Миколаївна (2019) Mortal theme in modern Ukrainian novels: gender aspect Wielkie tematy kultury w literaturach slowianskich, 13. pp. 151-163. ISSN 0239-6661; 0137-1150


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The peculiarities of artistic representation of the theme of a death in Ukrainian novels of XXI centuries and the character of it’s correlation with the gender specificity of modeling of individual author’s artistic pictures of the world are investigated in this article. The main tendencies of comprehension of death’s phenomenon in modern national literature are identified. The link between the traditional women’s (mother, keeper of the clan) and men’s (warrior, thinker, artisan) social roles and the understanding of the death as the existential category are traced. The special attention is paid to the alternative artistic models representing the attempts of the overcoming of the gender stereotypes in modern Ukrainian novels. The tendency of representation of the death’s phenomenon as the universal problem in particular such it’s important aspects as individual transcendental experience and dehumanization of the modern society are noted.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: mortal theme; gender; artistic model; novel; masculinity
Subjects: Articles in journals > Наукові (входять до інших наукометричних баз, крім перерахованих, мають ISSN, DOI, індекс цитування)
Divisions: Institutes > Інститут філології > Кафедра української літератури і компаративістики
Depositing User: Ольга Миколаївна Башкирова
Date Deposited: 02 Dec 2019 08:57
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2019 08:57

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