Pitannâ lìteraturoznavstva

“Pytannia literaturoznavstva” (“Problems of Literary Criticism”) is the oldest Ukrainian periodical scientific Journal on problems of poetics and history of world literature.

Published since 1966.

In 1966–1991 it was published under the title “Voprosy russkoi literatury” (“Problems of Russian Literature”) (ISSN 0321-1215).

Since 1993, under the decision of the editorial board (editor-in-chief A. R. Volkov), the title of the periodical is changed to “Pytannia literaturoznavstva” (“Problems of Literary Criticism”).

In 2012 the Journal was re-registered in the Centre International de l'ISSN (Key title: Pitannâ lìteraturoznavstva; Abbreviated key title: Pitannâ lìteraturozn.).

The Issue was assigned ISSN 2306-2908.

Published in association with T. H. Shevchenko Institute of Literature of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

Publication Frequency: Twice per year

Articles are published in Ukrainian, Russian, English, German, Polish and French.

No 100 (2019)

Table of Contents

Poetics. Historical Poetics

Poetics of Being Free. Shukshin and the Tradition of “Anarchic” Literature PDF (Русский)
Leonid Heller 7-24
The Image of the Lost Home in the Works of Kazuo Ishiguro PDF (Українська)
Myroslava Dovhanych 25-41
The Topos of Childhood in the Poetry of Moses Rosenkranz PDF (Українська)
Tetiana Lakusta 42-57
Cognitive Function of Conceptual Metaphors in “The Raw Shark Texts” by Steven Hall PDF
Aliona Matiychak 58-71

Genre Study

Traditions of Skepticism and Discourse of Post-Truth in British Post-Postmodern Novels PDF (Українська)
Dmytro Drozdovskyi 72-88


Uncompromising Compromise of Sergei Dovlatov – from “Ours” to Non-Ours PDF (Русский)
Olga Tabachnikova 89-113

Literary Historiography

Against Modernity: the concepts of Emil Staiger, Michail Lifshitz and Hans Sedlmayr. Part 2 PDF (Русский)
Angel Angelov 114-154
At the Origins of Modern Lithuanian Literary Studies. Phenomenon of Juozas Eretas PDF (Русский)
Silvestras Gaižiūnas 155-168


Jazz is “another possible way of perceiving the world...” [Review on the monograph: Matsenka, S. (ed.) (2019). Literaturno-dzhazovi improvizatsiï: intermedial′ni studiï (Literary-Jazz Improvisations: Intermedial Studies). Lviv : Sribne slovo, 396 p.] PDF (Українська)
Olha Chervinska 169-173