Classification – name: Literary studies
Format: Hardback
Dimensions: 60 х 90 1/16
Pages: 336 p.
Publisher: A.M. Gorky Institute of World Literature of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IWL RAS Publ.)
Rights – description: Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 (СС BY-ND)
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Language of the publication: Russian
Type of document: Monograph
ISBN: 978-5-9208-0671-0
Year of publication: 2021
Date of publication: 20.10.2021
Place of publication: Moscow


Author: Yuri Ya. Barabash
Alien – Other – Own. To the Problematics of Ethnocultural Borders. Мoscow, IWL RAS Publ., 2021. 336 p. (In Russian).

About the author:

Yuri Ya. Barabash, DSc in Philology, Professor, Director of Research, A.M. Gorky Institute of World Literature of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Povarskaya 25 a, 121069 Moscow, Russiа.


The monograph is devoted to the relevant historical-literary, culturological, theoretical-methodological problem of ethnocultural borderland in its conceptual, typological and situational aspects. The facts, phenomena, sociocultural and sociophsycological situations characteristic for Ukrainian-Austrian, Ukrainian-Polish (Galichina), Ukrainian-Russian (Kharkiv, Donbass) literary zones, as well as Ukrainian-Jewish literary borderland, are studied. The principle of synchrony, comparativist and synergistic approaches are put in the base of analysis of some phenomena of boundary type in N. Gogol, T. Shevchenko, B. Shultz’s creative art.


Keywords: ethnocultural borderland, conceptual, typological, diachrony, synchrony, comparativist, synergistic.