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1st quarter 2019

30 Mar 2019 New article on history of literature

In the section "History of literature" published review "I. Steshenko. I.P. Kotlyarevsky and Osipov and their interrelations" (1898).

It seems to me that Mr. Steshenko would have been better done if he had not tried to be too detailed where his sources are not at all detailed.

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28 Mar 2019 New story

We continue to publish the story "Crossing stitches" (1900). Today – the next 3 sections, including "12. The business of the lender Wagman".

I will say even more: my freinds-moneylenders consider me to be the worst, most dangerous moneylender, because I know laws and thousands of hooks, I know people and human beings.

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26 Mar 2019 New autograph of Ivan Franko

First page of autograph of I.Franko's article «From the scientific excursions over the region» (ca. 1901) The gallery of I. Franko's autographs and editions is replenished with first page of the article «From the scientific excursions over the region» (1901)

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24 Mar 2019 New letters by Ivan Franko

We continue to publish Ivan Franko's correspondence. Today –first five letters of 1892.

I think that censorship should not have anything against those short stories that are in "In the sweat of a forehead", since almost all of them were printed in Russia in Polish, they went censor when not to St. Petersburg, then to Warsaw. (Mar 11, 1892. To A. Yu. Krymsky)

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22 Mar 2019 New translations

We publish translation of some Greek parodies (1915).

Hence my work will allow you to look into one of the dark cubes of ancient antiquity and find manifestations of human spirit and human creativity.

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20 Mar 2019 New fragment

We publish unfinished sketch "Rovta".

Yes, mother nature does not really indulge our bojko people. There is probably no real spring in their mountains, and in October, sometimes even in September, new snow comes.

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18 Mar 2019 New article on history of literature

In the section "History of literature" published article "The scriptures of I.P. Kotlyarevsky in Galicia" (1898).

It was possible for Golovatsky himself and whole his generation to make such a quick and sharp turn from the formal little-russian nationalism to the same formal and abstract general-russian nationalism.

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16 Mar 2019 New story

We continue to publish the story "Crossing stitches" (1900). Today – the next 3 sections, including "9. Stalsky is charging his wife."

She has no temperament. She is cold like a fish, a gloomy, everything is conceived and never imagines anything, without initiative, but at the same time stubborn and enthusiastic where she can make some kind of annoyance for me.

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14 Mar 2019 New autograph of Ivan Franko

First page of autograph of I.Franko's article «Studies in the field of carpatho-ukrainian literature of XVII – XVIII cent.» (1901) The gallery of I. Franko's autographs and editions is replenished with first page of the article «Studies in the field of carpatho-ukrainian literature of XVII – XVIII cent.» (1901)

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12 Mar 2019 New letters by Ivan Franko

We continue to publish Ivan Franko's correspondence. Today –last three letters of 1891.

As for the printing of your stories, I’m happy to help you not only with my advice, but also with a loan in the printing house. (Nov 29, 1891. To A. Yu. Krymsky)

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10 Mar 2019 New translations

We publish "War of Frogs with Mice" (1915).

1. Introductory song / 2. A meeting of a mouse with a frog / 3. The luxury and enemies of mices / 4. Frog enjoyment / 5. A mouse on a frog in water / 6. Mouse death / 7. Mouse collection / 8. Mice arming.

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8 Mar 2019 New fragment

We publish unfinished short story "Forester Sider".

The course of Sidor was heavy and clumsy, as the course of a heavy cart with hay. His voice was sharp and wild, like a real forest man.

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6 Mar 2019 New article on history of literature

In the section "History of literature" published review "N. I. Petrov. Description of the manuscript collections in Kyiv" (1898).

Kyiv’s handwritten collections are bits of time, things that either barbarian hands did not manage to destroy, or the greedy claws did not have time or did not consider it necessary to plunder.

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4 Mar 2019 New story

We continue to publish the story "Crossing stitches" (1900). Today – the next 3 sections, including "6. The Jew is a Polish patriot. "

I do not know any Rus’! – Resselberg firmly answered. – I do not know and I do not want to know. I was aware that there were some Rus’ patriots, but where did the uprisings that they did for their nationality?

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2 Mar 2019 New edition of Ivan Franko

Title page of the separate edition of I.Franko's work «Shevchenko as a hero of polish revolutionary legend» (1901) The gallery of I. Franko's autographs and editions is replenished with title page of the separate edition of work «Shevchenko as a hero of polish revolutionary legend» (1901)

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28 Feb 2019 New letters by Ivan Franko

We continue to publish Ivan Franko's correspondence. Today –next four letters of 1891.

I was very impressed by the statement that you proceeded to write your remembrances. It is definitely need to finish them and let out the solid book, I’ll pick up the index of names at the end. (Sep 15, 1891. To M.P. Dragomanov)

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26 Feb 2019 New translations

We publish "Homer’s epigrams" (1915).

1. To the townspeople of the city of Kimi. 2. Turn to Kimi. 3. At the grave of Midas. 4. To the townsmen Kimi about his blindness. 5. To Testerenko.

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24 Feb 2019 New fragment

We publish dramatic fragment «Fesja».

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22 Feb 2019 New critical article

In the section "Literary criticism" published the article "The new czech literature and its development" (1899).

Jan Neruda bring a completely new spirit. Without ceasing for a moment to be a Czech and Czech patriot, he, as if continuing the direction begun by Macha, runs out of the framework of national content.

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20 Feb 2019 New article on history of literature

In the section "History of literature" published article "Khmelnytsky is an unrecognized Polish patriot" (1898).

These noblemen from a long time ago looked at the buddies of lords unloved eyes, and even in Khmelnytsky they could see not so much the enemy of Poland and the Polish people, but rather an enemy of those who were in power.

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18 Feb 2019 New story

We are beginning to publish the story "Crossing stitches" (1900). Today – the first 3 sections, including "3. Stalsky's story».

From the lips that just sprayed with sympathy and compliments, begin to flow the streams of incredible dirt and gossip. The president was once a capable judge, but now he is stuck, at home he is commanded by a cook.

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16 Feb 2019 New edition of Ivan Franko

Cover of the first edition of Works of K. Havlíček Borovský in I.Franko's translation (1901) The gallery of I. Franko's autographs and editions is replenished with cover of the first edition of Works of K. Havlíček Borovský (1901)

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14 Feb 2019 New letters by Ivan Franko

We continue to publish Ivan Franko's correspondence. Today –next five letters of 1891.

Your opinion is interestin – not to admit students to the party. If we were to take this idea, then obviously we would have to say in the same wake that there is no party. (August 29 – 31, 18891. To M. P. Dragomanov)

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12 Feb 2019 New translations

We publish last 4 translation from the cycle "Homer’s anthems" (1914 – 1915), including "32. Anthem to Selena".

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10 Feb 2019 New comedy

We publish unfinished comedy "Mr. Hwindiuk's wedding".

Having just learned that we wanted to give daughters for the sons of the peasants, they immediately began to write letters by letters to the dean priest – that we would all repudiate you if you so disgraced our generation.

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8 Feb 2019 New critical article

In the section "Literary criticism" published the article "Conrad Ferdinand Meyer and his works" (1899).

We will say, without fearing an exaggeration, that K. F. Meyer was one of the greatest and most original poets that Germany had in the nineteenth century.

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6 Feb 2019 New article on history of literature

In the section "History of literature" published article "Forgotten Ukrainian verse writer of the XVII century" (1898).

One should not completely forget about them as one of the oldest (before 1612 year!) samples of Ukrainian versification, and especially as a trial of expression certain moral rules in a short poetic form.

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4 Feb 2019 New fairy tale

In the section "Prose" we finish publishing the fairy tale cycle "When beasts spoke" (1896 – 1898). Today – "19. How do beasts litigate with people?".

1. How the beasts were captured / 2. The complaint of animals to people / 3. Appeals and defenses / 4. The beasts goes to the side of people / 5. The judgment of King Solomon.

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2 Feb 2019 New edition of Ivan Franko

Title page of the second edition of I.Franko's drama «Stolen happiness» (1901) The gallery of I. Franko's autographs and editions is replenished with title page of the drama «Stolen happiness» (1901).

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30 Jan 2019 New letters by Ivan Franko

We continue to publish Ivan Franko's correspondence. Today –first five letters of 1891.

In talks on the support of the "People," I was struggling primarily to ensure that support was based on a permanent organization, on permanent endowments. (June 8, 1891. To M. P. Dragomanov)

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28 Jan 2019 New translations

We publish next 5 translation from the cycle "Homer’s anthems" (1914 – 1915), including «28. The second anthem to Athena».

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26 Jan 2019 New note

We publish the note "From the Shevchenko Scientific Society" (1912).

Prof. Verhratsky proposed his work for the section’s collection under the heading "Speaking of batjuks", and read the introductory part.

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24 Jan 2019 New critical article

In the section "Literary criticism" published the article "Modern Polish Poets" (1899).

Generally, Miriam’s poetry is inspired by courage and energy. But the philosopher and thinker do not muffle the poet, who is able to draw landscapes and scenes quite realistically.

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22 Jan 2019 New article on history of literature

In the section "History of literature" published review «A. Brückner. Die russisch-litauische Kirchenunion und ihre literarischen Denkmäler» (1898).

Here are two works of the Berlin professor Brückner – perhaps the most valuable of all that was written on the occasion of the 300th anniversary of the Brest Union.

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20 Jan 2019 New fairy tale

In the section "Prose" we continue publishing the fairy tale cycle "When beasts spoke" (1896 – 1898). Today – "18. Crows and Owls".

1. The Council of the five ministers / 2. How Owl was chosen as king / 3. How the Hares referred to the moon / 4. The Cat’s court / 5. The Three Crows and the Hawk / 6. Carcailo’s trick / 7. Carcailo simulate the betrayer

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18 Jan 2019 New edition of Ivan Franko

Title page of I.Franko's poem «Farrier Bassim» (1901) The gallery of I. Franko's autographs and editions is replenished with title page of the poem «Farrier Bassim» (1901).

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16 Jan 2019 New letters by Ivan Franko

We continue to publish Ivan Franko's correspondence. Today –last four letters of 1890.

We have already placed the contents of the following book in the following way: at the beginning – the article about what is now the history of literature (the translation of the Viennese lecture by Erich Schmidt, with my appendix). (Dec. 7, 1890. To M. P. Dragomanov)

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14 Jan 2019 New translations

We publish next 5 translation from the cycle "Homer’s anthems" (1914 – 1915), including "25. Hymn to the Muse and to Apollo."

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12 Jan 2019 New announcement

We publish the announcement "The Scriptures of Ivan Franko. VI" (1912).

Approaching the history of Ukraine-Rus’ on the literary side, I stopped in these "Notes" mainly on literary sources to the history of our fatherland.

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10 Jan 2019 New critical article

In the section "Literary criticism" published the article "George Brandes" (1899).

Almost all the newspapers stumbled on Brandes, screamed at him as a revolutionary and simply called on the government to save Denmark from danger. And the government really quickly removed Brandes from the cathedra.

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8 Jan 2019 New article on history of literature

In the section "History of literature" published review "Monuments of ancient Russian church teaching literature" (1898).

A strange disproportion came from prof. Ponomarev between the promise – to give a critically corrected text and what he gave really.

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6 Jan 2019 New fairy tales

In the section "Prose" we continue publishing the fairy tale cycle "When beasts spoke" (1896 – 1898). Today – next 5 tales, including "21. How Titmouse wanted to burn the sea".

Ah, you, poor Titmouse! But who told you to put a nest on the seafront? Who told you to mess with the sea! Is it because of your foolishness that I have to steal fire from the sky for you?

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4 Jan 2019 Annual report

«Annual report 2018» is now published.

Annual report of the website «Ivan Franko» for the 2018 year – 768 thousands visitors.

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2 Jan 2019 New edition of Ivan Franko

Title page of the separate edition of I.Franko's work «Grymaliv estate in 1800» (1900) The gallery of I. Franko's autographs and editions is replenished with title page of the separate edition work «Grymaliv estate in 1800» (1900).

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