'THE LETTER ABOUT LATIN' BY SERHII PYLYPENKO AS THE LITERARY EXPERIMENT
«ЛИСТ ПРО ЛАТИНИЦЮ» СЕРГІЯ ПИЛИПЕНКА ЯК ЛІТЕРАТУРНИЙ ЕКСПЕРИМЕНТ

V. Levytskyi
2019 Comparative studies of Slavic languages and literatures. In memory of Academician Leonid Bulakhovsky  
The figure of the writer Serhii Pylypenko is often associated with the initiative to move the Ukrainian language into Latin. A letter with such offer, printed in 1923, attracted the attention of the creative community. So far, this document often has appeared in statements about the system of writing, which is optimal for Ukrainian language. At the same time, its interpretation rarely relates to the realities of the literary process. The purpose of the proposed study is to consider the links
more » ... nsider the links between the well-known text about Latin with another trends of activity by Pylypenko and cultural situation in Ukraine of the first third of the twentieth century. A number of motifs for the publication of the letter are revealed due to the chosen viewpoint. They are certifying the personal linguistic interests of the author, encouraging a broad philological discussion, as well as modeling the image of the association 'Pluh'. As a result, the discourse on Latin represents the peculiar first round of the literary debate of the 1920s.
doi:10.17721/2075-437x.2019.35.26 fatcat:foumgrx33rcpxbmgmqhsmel724