Biographical Prose of V. Vrublevska in the Aspect of Genre Dominants


  • Anna Kulik Oles Honchar Dnipropetrovsk National University, Ukraine



Valeriia Vrublevs′ka, biographical fiction, psychology, psychobiographical method, dokumentalism, the artist


In the twenty-first century biographical prose fiction has been at the top of its development. It is proved by the large number of biographical studies which have appeared in this area over the last decade. Writers have focused on innovation and experiment. Modern literary theorists consider documentalism to be a creative direction, genre and style that reflects modern trends. The popularity of biographical, essay and memoir genres confirms the need for a deep theoretical understanding of the problems of biographical literature and organizing of genre tumors. There is an urgent necessity in psychologization of scientific approaches to the study and interpretation of the problems of the artist and his work in the Ukrainian study of literature of the nineteenth and twentieth century’s. The literature confirms the psychology that becomes the dominant technique for the works of the genre biographical. This is evidenced by the diversity of psychological tools that are used by writers in order to modeling the nature of biographical character. Creating the image of an artist, the biographical writer focuses on psychology and psychoanalysis as a theory of the unconsciousness, as while examining historical life facts of a historical person, he transfers emotional state of the character, his thoughts, experiences, reveals the inner life of the character, builds its internal model of the world with the help of the artistic means.

Author Biography

Anna Kulik, Oles Honchar Dnipropetrovsk National University

Department of Ukrainian Literature

Oles Honchar Dnipropetrovsk National University

Gagarin ave. 72, 49000, Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine


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How to Cite

Kulik, A. “Biographical Prose of V. Vrublevska in the Aspect of Genre Dominants”. Pitannâ lìteraturoznavstva, no. 89, Nov. 2014, pp. 107-15, doi:10.31861/pytlit2014.89.107.



Genre Study