Myroslav Trofymuk, PhD, DSc, ProfTit
Ivan Franko National University of Lviv (Ukraine)
Oleksandra Trofymuk, PhD
Lviv National Stepan Gzhytsky University of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnology (Ukraine)
Publication type: research article
Publication language: Ukrainian
This research presents a comprehensive overview of the Latin literature in Ukraine. Literary heritage of the following authors: Stephanus (Symeon) Jaworski (1658-1722), Philipphus Orlik (1672-1742) was used to analyze peculiarities of the creative self-expression of the Latin-speaking writers mentioned above, who appeared to be active participants of the pan-European artistic, religious, scientific, and political discourse. Furthermore, is the scholarly work in the Ukrainian literary studies to provide a list of verse and prose genres applied in the XV–XIX century, along with the analysis of its content and form in the context of the Ukrainian literature development in the XV–XIX century. In this work distinguishes the main motives and prevailing ideas peculiar to the Renaissance, Baroque, and Classicism literary oeuvre. Provides a comprehensive outline of the artistic means applied by the Latin-speaking authors: poetical, rhetorical means, interlinguistic play on concepts, emblem, in particular heraldic, poetry or blason). The analysis of the literary means is provided in the context of the educational philological courses, which contain presentation of the current literary theoretical principles.
Key words: ancient Ukrainian literature, Latin segment in Ukrainian literature, Neo Latin studies, theory of genres, Renaissance, Baroque, Classicism, Ukrainian cultural tradition