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Ivan Franko

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3rd quarter 2016

30 Sep 2016 New memorable place of Ivan Franko

In the summer of 1889, Ivan Franko on false charges of socialist propaganda and espionage in favor of Russia was imprisoned in the trial centre «Brygidky» (Lviv, Gorodotska str., 20). The gallery of I. Franko's memorable places is replenished with photo of prison in Lviv (1889).

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28 Sep 2016 New article on history of literature

In the section "History of literature" published an article "Shevchenko as hero of Polish revolutionary legend" (1894).

The episode of the "Alphabet" by Kulish and morality of the episode, expressed in «Wiadomościach Polskich» / Article "O stosunku obecnym Ukrainy do Polski» and stories about social propaganda of Shevchenko among men.

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26 Sep 2016 New story

In the «Prose» section we publish story "Irrigation" (late 1880-s).

1. Arrival of gentlemen / 2. Irrigation machine / 3. Speech by Mr. Marshal / 4. Calculations Mr. Zefirya / 5. Worry from irrigation.

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24 Sep 2016 New verses

We publish poetry of Ivan Franko, not included in his collections. Today – last 8 works of 1884, including "Song of the Ukrainian seminarian."

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22 Sep 2016 New edition of Ivan Franko

First page of I.Franko's article «Ethnology and the history of literature», printed in polish language in the book «Pamiętnik Zjazdu literatów i dziennikarzy polskich», t. 1. Referaty i wniosky. Lwów, 1894 The gallery of I. Franko's autographs and editions is replenished with first page of article «Ethnology and the history of literature» (1894).

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20 Sep 2016 New letters by Ivan Franko

We continue to publish Ivan Franko's correspondence. Today –next five letters of 1885.

Wanted to find out just ahead of you importance and necessity of sincerity and simplicity in correspondence and in all other literary and friendly deed. (Nov 18, 1885. To I. M. Kolessa)

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18 Sep 2016 New translations

In the section «Translations» we continue publishing of the cycle "History of ancient Roma" (1915 – 1916). Today – next 10 verses, including "Manlius Torquato (394 BC)."

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16 Sep 2016 New novel

We continue publishing unfinished novel "Not asking ford" (1886). Today – the next 3 chapters, including "12. Boris ponders his love."

So on it with me! – He said by the minute. – I’m in love. Realist loved idealist – so this is usually the case. What one did not have in his own kind, the highest values in another.

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14 Sep 2016 New publicistic article

In the section "Publicistics" published article "Our audience" (1888).

So, I’m lying – you tolerate, you are lying – I have no words, come third and stripped both of us, and we "mercy, please, if you please!" Wonderful liberalism!

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12 Sep 2016 New article on history

We continue publication the article "Notes on the History of Ukraine-Rus’" (1912). Today – chapter "3. Something about the Khazars."

Just inexactly and incomplete, as the characteristics and history of the Khazars, are presented by prof. Hrushevske the relationship Khazars to South Rus.

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10 Sep 2016 New article on foklore

The section «Ethnography and folklore» is replenished with article "Legend of Prshemyslovu blooming hazel and legend of the blossoming stick" (1895)

Legend of dry stick that miracle turned green, blossomed and gave fruit, belongs to the most common material European legends.

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8 Sep 2016 New memorable place of Ivan Franko

In the house with the old address Zyblikevych str., 10 Ivan Franko and his family lived in 1887 – 1893. The gallery of I. Franko's memorable places is replenished with photo of house in Lviv (1887 – 1893).

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6 Sep 2016 New article on history of literature

In the section "History of literature" published an article "Relations between Polish and Ukrainian literature" (1894).

Polish influence should be attributed some of the significant features of Ukrainian Romanticism, such as the cult of graves, type lirnyk-prophet, and so on.

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4 Sep 2016 New critical article

The section "Literary criticism" is replinished with review "Book "Old and new" (1911).

This collection holds more than 30 years of my life and can be gradually index more important points and spiritual currents of life that for all his insults were not in vain neither for me nor for our community.

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2 Sep 2016 New story

In the «Prose» section we publish story "To the light!" (1889).

Mr. housekeeper – said of corridor – where there sits Josko Stern? There is also a card from the court that must go free. And Josko just before minutes was free.

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30 Aug 2016 New verses

We publish poetry of Ivan Franko, not included in his collections. Today – first 7 works of 1884, including «Taras' tomb».

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28 Aug 2016 New autobiography

«Curriculum vitae (1890)» now published.

Condemn Criminal Court, and especially what I later outposts in the world, was a hundred times heavier and inequitable sentence of all publicness, thrown at us, terribly pains me.

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26 Aug 2016 New edition of Ivan Franko

August 29, 2016 (Monday) – the second anniversary of the Ilovaisk tragedy

29 – August 30, 2014 the terrorist group "Russian Armed Forces" near Ilovaisk killed about one thousand Ukrainian soldiers and volunteers. The leader of the terrorists – "Chief" and "Russian President" Vladimir Putin – are not punished yet, but his Nuremberg quickly and inexorably approaching.

August 29, 2016 – Memory rally in Kiev on the Sofia square. Beginning at 11-00. Come honor the heroes, if you can.

First page of I.Franko's novel «The fundamentals of society» in the journal «Zhytje i slovo (Life and word)» (1894) The gallery of I. Franko's autographs and editions is replenished with first page of novel «The fundamentals of society» in the journal «Zhytje i slovo (Life and word)» (1894).

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24 Aug 2016 New letters by Ivan Franko

We continue to publish Ivan Franko's correspondence. Today –next five letters of 1885.

I would like to see on the next year "Dawn" having placed at least some of your ethnographic works, such refers to features that no one dared to accuse for any isms. (Nov 4, 1885. To M. P. Dragomanov)

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22 Aug 2016 New translations

In the section «Translations» we continue publishing of the cycle "History of ancient Roma" (1915 – 1916). Today – poem "Consul Spurius Cassius – the first victim of Roman police headquarters (485 BC).".

1. The war against Wolski and Guernica / 2. Cassius wants to become king / 3. Devastation of speeches Cassius / 4. Cassius calls Guernicas to Rome / 5. Offer Appius Claudius

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20 Aug 2016 New novel

We continue publishing unfinished novel "Not asking ford" (1886). Today – the next 3 chapters, including "9. Gustav find business".

See that stupid hoyi will catch even on this silly bait. Money fear need, be happy even dig out of the ground, although the tribe stare, but have no oil in head!

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18 Aug 2016 New publicistic article

In the section "Publicistics" published note "New Ukrainian department at the university."

In fact, we have very few historians, such as Galicia does not at all. From Galicia can be counted among historians of trouble unless Mr. Sharanevych.

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16 Aug 2016 New article on history

We continue publication the article "Notes on the History of Ukraine-Rus’" (1912). Today – chapter "2. Scythia and Scythians."

Foreword / I. Scythians in Asia, 633 BC / II. The Scythians in dealing with his servants (Book IV, Sec. 1 – 4) / III. The origins of the Scythians (Vol. IV, Sec. 5-10)

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14 Aug 2016 New article on foklore

The section «Ethnography and folklore» is replenished with review «Wisła», 1895».

Very interesting are Roma stories of their origin, recordedby Vl.-K. Zelinsky, with valuable remarks by prof. A. Kalina.

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12 Aug 2016 New memorable place of Ivan Franko

In the house with the address Chorążczyzna (now – Tchaikovsky), 5 worked editorial board of newspaper «Kurjer Lwowski», in which Ivan Franko always worked in 1887 – 1897 years. The gallery of I. Franko's memorable places is replenished with photo of house in Lviv (1887 – 1897).

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10 Aug 2016 New article on history of literature

In the section "History of literature" published an article "On Barlaam and Josaphat and the parable of the Unicorn." Today – "3. Slavic "The parable of the rich from Bulgarian books".

Studios on the parable / Compare of texts / Relation between variants / Literary sources / Episode from "Alexandria".

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8 Aug 2016 New critical article

The section "Literary criticism" is replinished with review "Theodotus Halip. The first stars" (1896).

In fact by any means author is talented storyteller and developed a writing technique not bad, and also good observator, though very close in volume effects.

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6 Aug 2016 New story

In the «Prose» section we publish story "Manipulatory girl" (1888).

And what I’ll owes you so you deride over me? What do you like wolves from first minute was just over and talk to devour me, tread down a swamp, shit in the own eyes!

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4 Aug 2016 New verses

We publish poetry of Ivan Franko, not included in his collections. Today – last 10 works of 1883.

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2 Aug 2016 New autograph of Ivan Franko

First page of autograph of I.Franko's letter to A.Ju.Krymsky, 22 Nov 1893 The gallery of I. Franko's autographs and editions is replenished with first page of autograph of letter to A.Ju.Krymsky (1893).

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30 Jul 2016 New letters by Ivan Franko

We continue to publish Ivan Franko's correspondence. Today –next five letters of 1885.

These last numbers, that come under my editorship, served quite interesting for Ukraine. Ukrainian works prevail in fiction, and science (Sep 27, 1885. To O. Ja. Konysky).

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28 Jul 2016 New translations

In the section «Translations» we continue publishing of the cycle "History of ancient Roma" (1915 – 1916). Today – end of poem "The third performance Kai Marcii Coriolanus (489 – 488 BC.)."

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26 Jul 2016 New novel

We continue publishing unfinished novel "Not asking ford." Today – the next 3 chapters, including "6. Polish patriots."

As well as Polish patriot? – Like a knife slashed Boris. – No, – she said at the end of superhuman exertion of all forces – not a patriot! Polish patriots do not do so!

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24 Jul 2016 New publicistic article

In the section "Publicistics" published note "Revolt in village Stojantsy" (1897).

Two peasants from Stoyantsy – Senko Fita and Dmitry Legana – allegedly threatened in February to reeve, because during the campaign he holds a side of lords, not the community.

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22 Jul 2016 New article on history

We continue publication the article "Notes on the History of Ukraine-Rus’" (1912). Today – the next 8 chapters, including "14. End".

Prof. Grushevskii belongs undoubtedly to most fertile and most mobile writers of modern Ukraine.

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20 Jul 2016 New article on foklore

The section «Ethnography and folklore» is replenished with article "Galician folk tales" (1895).

Let us be free to say here a few words about the reasons our division of oral prose literature of the people.

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18 Jul 2016 New memorable place of Ivan Franko

In September – November 1887 Franko and his wife lived for a time in the house on the Stryjska street, 6. Here was born his first son Andrew. The gallery of I. Franko's memorable places is replenished with photo of house in Lviv (1887).

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16 Jul 2016 New article on history of literature

In the section "History of literature" published an article "On Barlaam and Josaphat and the parable of the Unicorn." Today – "2. Parables in "Barlaam and Josaphat" and "Man in the well."

Overview parables in the novel / Parable about a man in the well / Comparison of parable versions / Non-Buddhist Indian version / Greek and European versions.

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14 Jul 2016 New critical article

The section "Literary criticism" is replinished with review "Marusia Churaivna, historical poem in 1652 year" (1896).

Suffice it that the poem looks exactly as if it were composed of the chief of police: without thought, without talent, without poetry, without a spark of fire – languid and colorless product undereducated pensioner.

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12 Jul 2016 New story

In the «Prose» section we publish story "Gawa" (1888).

Neither, nothing for him! – grumble he. – Because it probably will be something big from him. In my day, such guys had not happened. And think, that he has less than eighteen years!

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10 Jul 2016 New verses

We publish poetry of Ivan Franko, not included in his collections. Today – first 11 works of 1883.

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8 Jul 2016 New edition of Ivan Franko

Page of I.Franko's article «Slavs reciprocity as it was understood by Jan Kollar and today» («Narod (The people)», 1893, ¹ 16) The gallery of I. Franko's autographs and editions is replenished with the beginning of aticle «Slavs reciprocity as it was understood by Jan Kollar and today» in the journal «Narod (The people)» (1893).

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6 Jul 2016 New letters by Ivan Franko

We continue to publish Ivan Franko's correspondence. Today –next five letters of 1885.

What would you say if any Galician, for example, I, came to you with the request: be my wife, my woman? (Sep 4, 1885. To O. F. Khoruzhynska)

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4 Jul 2016 New translations

In the section «Translations» we continue publishing of the cycle "History of ancient Roma" (1915 – 1916). Today – begin of poem "The third performance Kai Marcii Coriolanus (489 – 488 BC.)."

1. Coriolanus arrived to Volski / 2. Coriolanus advises to postpone war with Rome / 3. Romans expelled Volski from the city / 4. Tip Coriolanus on the war / 5. Volski talks with Rome.

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2 Jul 2016 New novel

We begin to publish unfinished novel "Not asking ford." Today – the first 3 chapters, including "3. Adventure with wounded Hava."

Oh, m-r probably thinks the end on the other? – whether said, whether grumbled Elkuna his thick bass. – Pick off poor Jew, and later throw two pennies him as a dog!

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