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    Title: Irish and Ukrainian Famines: Literary Images, Historical Memory and Aesthetic Emotions
    Authors: Weretiuk, Oksana
    Keywords: An Gorta Mór;Holodomor;literary image;contemporary famine fiction;historical memory;aesthetic emotions
    Date: 2017-06
    Issue Date: 2017-10-03 12:30:24 (UTC+8)
    Abstract: The following essay examines how literary images can transmit the historical memories and aesthetic emotions related to the famine experience of the people of both Ukraine and Ireland, as illustrated in five contemporary novels: Ulas Samchuk's Maria: A Chronicle of a Life (1934); Vasyl Barka's The Yellow Prince (1963); Yevhen Hutsalo's Holodomor (1990); Mary Pat Kelly's Galway Bay (2009); and Alexander J. Motyl's Sweet Snow: A Novel of the Ukrainian Famine of 1933 (2013). The selected novels show that famine fiction may be an instrument contributing to the memorialization of national identity, for these literary works describe similar emotional reactions to state-induced famines, and all have powerful moral and emotional functions. The famine fiction here discussed, relating to the Irish An Gorta Mór and the Ukrainian Holodomor, fulfills the purpose of catharsis.
    Relation: 文山評論:文學與文化, 10(2),51-68
    Data Type: article
    Appears in Collections:[文山評論:文學與文化 THCI Core] 期刊論文

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