Oleksa Storozhenko (2599 words)


Oleksa Storozhenko—nineteenth-century Ukrainian short story writer, novelist, playwright, translator, and avid collector of folklore—has been somewhat overlooked in Ukrainian literary criticism. His name might have been pushed to the margins of the literary canon on account of his relatively small creative output, or because of his conservative political views—he was detached from Ukrainian national aspirations of the 1860s. Nonetheless, having lived through several artistic epochs and political changes in the Russian Empire, Storozhenko is an important figure in the development of Ukrainian literature. Born at the dawn of the nineteenth century, Storozhenko enjoyed a long and successful military career in the Russian i…

Citation: Krys, Svitlana. "Oleksa Storozhenko". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 24 July 2018 [https://staging.litencyc.com/php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=14027, accessed 09 December 2022.]

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