The Post-Chornobyl Library: Ukrainian Postmodernism of the 1990s (Ukrainian Studies) (Paperback)

The Post-Chornobyl Library: Ukrainian Postmodernism of the 1990s (Ukrainian Studies) By Tamara Hundorova, Sergiy Yakovenko (Translator) Cover Image
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Having exploded on the margins of Europe, Chornobyl marked the end of the Soviet Union and tied the era of postmodernism in Western Europe with nuclear consciousness. The Post-Chornobyl Library becomes a metaphor of a new Ukrainian literature of the 1990s, which emerges out of the Chornobyl nuclear trauma.

About the Author


Tamara Hundorova is Chair of the Department of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature at the Institute of Literature, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and Associate of Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute. She is the author of Transit Culture: Symptoms of Postcolonial Trauma (2013), Kitsch and Literature: Travesties (2008), The Emerging Word: The Discourse of Early Ukrainian Modernism (1997, 2013), Femina melancholica: Sex and Culture in the Gender Utopia of Olha Kobylianska (2002). She taught at Toronto University, Harvard Summer School, Greifswald Ukrainicum, Ukrainian Free University. She was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship, a Petro Jacyk Distinguished Fellowship (Harvard University), a visiting professorship at the SURC (Hokkaido University) and a fellowship at Monash University (Australia).Dr. Sergiy Yakovenko teaches in the Department of English at MacEwan University. He is the author of Romantics, Aesthetes, Nietzscheans: Ukrainian and Polish Literary Criticism of the Early Modernist Period (2006) and Poetics and Anthropology: Essays on Ukrainian and Polish Prose on the 20th Century (2007), both books in Ukrainian.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781644692387
ISBN-10: 1644692384
Publisher: Academic Studies Press
Publication Date: November 26th, 2019
Pages: 338
Language: English
Series: Ukrainian Studies