The next meeting of the Ukrainian Literary Club will take place on Saturday, October 11th, 11.00AM at the Ukrainian Institute, London. We will discuss the works of prominent writer and publicist of the Ukrainian cultural renaissance of the 1920s, Mykola Khvylovy.
The Literary Club in London provides an opportunity for those interested in Ukrainian literature to meet and discuss both classical and contemporary works. The club meets monthly and is led by London-based Ukrainian poet Volodymyr Oleyko. Readings and discussions are held in Ukrainian.
All Welcome. Free Admission
Mykola Khvylovy was a prominent Ukrainian writer and publicist of the Ukrainian cultural renaissance of the 1920s. His first poetry collection Molodist’ (Youth) was published in 1921. After his second collection, Dosvitni symfonii (Twilight Symphonies, 1922), appeared, he switch to writing prose. His publications include Zhyttia (Life, 1922), Syni etiudy (Blue Etudes, 1923), Osin’ (Autumn, 1924) and many other stories, novellas, etc. Khvylovy also played a key role in the life of literary organizations and he was a superb pamphleteer and polemicist.
Download texts here:
“Сентиментальна історія” http://www.ukrcenter.com/Література/Микола-Хвильовий/21872-1/Сентиментальна-історія
“Україна чи Малоросія?“ http://www.ukrcenter.com/Література/Микола-Хвильовий/25917-1/Україна-чи-Малоросія
“Я – Романтика” http://www.ukrcenter.com/Література/19845/Я-Романтика
More information: see Ukrainian Institute website.