«Soviet pantheon of the Heroes»: the Image of a Hero-Peasant in Ukrainian Socialist Realism Literature

  • Uliana Fedoriv
Keywords: socialist realism, canon, ideology, hero-peasant, «new man»

Abstract

The XXI century demands from the modern literary criticism the revision of many strata of Ukrainian culture that have been ignored for years. The need for re-reading and re-thinking Socialist Realism literature is one of the key tasks in the field of topical objects of scientific study in modern literary criticism.
The publication reflects a new vision of the problem of literary representation of Soviet Pantheon of Heroes in the socialistic realism texts. Basically the idea is that the Soviet system in order to build a bright future need was a new man, so all the forces were thrown to the statement «new anthropological type». The article deals with the modeling role of the hero-peasant in the socialistic realism text. This image was established in the mass consciousness by means of propaganda and agitation.

Published
2019-04-26
How to Cite
Fedoriv, U. (2019). «Soviet pantheon of the Heroes»: the Image of a Hero-Peasant in Ukrainian Socialist Realism Literature. Scientific Notes of Ostroh Academy National University: Philology Series, (4(72), 200-202. Retrieved from https://journals.oa.edu.ua/Philology/article/view/2151