“Tibetan Book of the Dead “ in a Novel of Oleh Sich “Uroboros”

Tetiana Meizerska, PhD, DSc, ProfTit
Borys Hrinchenko Kyiv University (Ukraine)
ORCID: 0000-0001-9954-0389

Volume 5/2018

Publication type: research article

DOI: 10.32612/uw.23535644.2018.pp.209-220

Pages: 209-220

Publication language: Ukrainian


The article considers the set of problems in O. Sych’s novel, providing artistic transformation of the main ideas of “Tibetan Book of the Dead” into the sphere of national and existential searchings of the main hero Orest. The author analyses compositional peculiarities of the novel: twinnery, sense inversion, profound metaphoric ambiguity of Uroboros.

Key words: sense, love, treachery, conscience, incarnation, death, reality