• Iryna Zakharchuk
Keywords: national identity, Ukrainian and Polish communications, intellectual tradition, antisemitism, multiculturality


The article is devoted to Zuzanna Ghinchanka’s literal activity between two World wars. Namely, it deals with Polish lanquaqe group “Volyn” (Wołyń) and cultural situation on the eve of the World War II. The central problem is evolution and conflicts of various national identities.
The Polish poet of Jewish origin, who was born in Kyiv, then moved to Rivne, lived in Lviv and became a victim of Holocaust in Krakow at her early 28. Only now this author returns to the Ukrainian cultural space. Her poems became the subject of scientific interests in Poland as well as in Ukraine. In Zuzanna Ginchanka’s life we can distinguish several sign periods, which are associated with specific cities (Rivne, Warsaw, Lviv and Krakow) as symbols of spiritual encroachments and internal drum of the poet. Those periods are reflected in her writings.
The author of the article pay an important attention to the reception of Ginchanka`s identity, her artistic searching of the ways of self-expression. The most interesting are Zuzanna’s vision and understanding of the town of her childhood and her philosophical perception of human beeng.

How to Cite
Zakharchuk, I. (2019). ZUZANNA GHINCHANKA AND MULTICULTURALITI OF WOLYN LITERATURE. Scientific Notes of Ostroh Academy National University: Philology Series, (4(72), 144-151. Retrieved from https://journals.oa.edu.ua/Philology/article/view/2137