Kobzar #2020

Kobzar By Taras Shevchenko Peter Fedynsky Kobzar As a foundational text The Kobzar has played an important role in the formation of Ukrainian literature and its written language There are over editions of the book in the Ukraine alone The first
  • Title: Kobzar
  • Author: Taras Shevchenko Peter Fedynsky
  • ISBN: 9781909156548
  • Page: 318
  • Format: Paperback
  • Kobzar By Taras Shevchenko Peter Fedynsky As a foundational text, The Kobzar has played an important role in the formation of Ukrainian literature and its written language There are over 125 editions of the book in the Ukraine alone The first editions were censored by the czar, but the book still made a large impact on Ukrainian culture Likewise, a multitude of translations attest to the book s impact on worldAs a foundational text, The Kobzar has played an important role in the formation of Ukrainian literature and its written language There are over 125 editions of the book in the Ukraine alone The first editions were censored by the czar, but the book still made a large impact on Ukrainian culture Likewise, a multitude of translations attest to the book s impact on world culture as well There is a special museum dedicated to the book in the Ukraine, and there are several museums dedicated to Shevchenko himself around the world Masterfully translated by Peter Fedynsky, Voice of America journalist and expert on Ukrainian studies, The Kobzar brings awareness of the Ukraine s depth and cultural wisdom.
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    1. Taras Shevchenko Peter Fedynsky

      Taras Shevchenko was a prominent Ukrainian poet, writer, artist, public and political figure, as well as folklorist and ethnographer His literary heritage is regarded to be the foundation of modern Ukrainian literature Shevchenko is also known for many masterpieces as a painter and an illustrator.He was a member of the Sts Cyril and Methodius Brotherhood and an academician of the Imperial Academy of Arts.Shevchenko has had a unique place in Ukrainian cultural history and in world literature Through his writings he laid the foundations for the creation of a fully functional modern Ukrainian literature His poetry contributed greatly to the growth of Ukrainian national consciousness, and his influence on various facets of Ukrainian intellectual, literary, and national life is still felt to this day award show Shevchenko National Prize

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    1. I heard about Shevchenko through the Bookish group I liked the poem they featured there, so I decided to check this out, and I was glad that I did I ve read that no other person symbolizes the Ukrainian history and consciousness like Shevchenko I haven t read other Ukrainian work, but I think it s a pretty apt statement These poems are all at once happy, joyful, sad, and pensive And he reminds me of a lot of Walt Whitman but less optimistic I ve read a lot of translated poetry, and this is proba [...]


    2. For those studying Ukrainian history, reading Taras Shevchenko s Kobzar translated by Peter Fedynsky is a definite must Considered to be the father of Ukrainian nationhood, Shevchenko penned this collection of poems from the 1840s to the 1860s Inspired by the nation building efforts occurring in Russia at the time, Shevchenko looked back to the Ukrainian lands he grew up in and created poems centered on Ukraine and its people Throughout his poems, Shevchenko vividly portrayed the Ukrainian peopl [...]



    3. Taras ShevchenkoThe Prophet Translated by Vera Rich As if to children righteous, good,Loving his people, the Lord GodSent on earth a prophet holy,The good news of His love to preach,The holy truth and right to teach.And, like the Dnipro broadly rolling,The prophet s words flowed out and poured,And into the heart deeply goingWith fire invisible it thawedThe frozen soul And with love glowingThose whom he d taught followed him, goingEverywhere, and their tears were flowing.But wicked people Ah, the [...]








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