Anonymous: Taras na Parnase [Taras on Mount Parnassus] (1289 words)


Taras na Parnase [Taras on Mount Parnassus] (1851; 1889) is a Belarusian burlesque poem listed as written in 1855 by Kanstantsin Veranitsyn and published first in 1889 in the newspaper Minskii listok and later as a separate book in Vitsebsk in 1896. The book was so popular that, from 1896 to 1910, it was reprinted six times. For generations of Belarusian writers and scholars, Taras na Parnase became the cornerstone text of the national literary tradition. This text can be of interest to a comparativist studying the formation of national literary canons, problems of minor literatures and languages, the development of the burlesque genre in Eastern Europe, the interaction between ethnographic studies and literature, …

Citation: Razor, Aliaksandra. "Taras na Parnase". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 17 July 2016 [, accessed 02 December 2022.]

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