The Cinemapoetics of the modern Ukrainian novel: Myroslav Dochynets’ creative works

Keywords: literature, cinemapoetics, cinemapoetics elements, montage, film frame.

Abstract

The article presents a review of the Ukrainian literary critics’ works on the relationship between literature and cinema, the relevance and effectiveness of the practice of involving cinematic resources in the literary works of Ukrainian writers of the 20th – early 21st centuries. On the material of the novels “Centenarian. Confession on the Pass of the Spirit”, “Svitovan. Studies under the Tent of the Skies”, “Well-Digger. Diary of the Richest Resident of Mukachevo Dominion”, “Highlander. Waters of Our Lord’s Riverbeds”, “Maftei. Book Written with a Dry Pen” by the contemporary Ukrainian writer M. Dochynets traces the problem of inter-artistic interaction of literature and cinema. The purpose of the research is to single out and analyze film frame, montage, shot, perspective, rhythm as integral elements of the cinematic poetics of M. Dochynets ’prose, which are used in the text to reveal the artistic, aesthetic, philosophical and creative principles of the writer. The study used general scientific (analysis, synthesis, comparison) and literary methods: the systematic approach, hermeneutic method, principles of narratology, intermedia approach. Appealing to the works of O. Chicherin, S. Eisenstein, Yu. Lotman, M. Romm, A. Tarkovsky, etc., the peculiarities of the use of film poetics in the writer’s novels are analyzed. It was found out that in prose by M. Dochynets montage, film frame, shot, rhythm, foreshortening perform intonation-expressive, plot-compositional and characterological functions.

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Author Biographies

Larysa Horbolis, Sumy State Pedagogical University named after A. S. Makarenko, Sumy, Ukraine.

Doctor in Philology, Professor at the Department of Ukrainian Language and Literature, Sumy State Pedagogical University named after A. S. Makarenko, Sumy, Ukraine.

Olena Ishchenko, Sumy State University, Sumy, Ukraine.

PhD in Philology, Assistant Lecturer at the Department of Journalism and Philology, Sumy State University, Sumy, Ukraine.

Anatoliy Novykov, Oleksandr Dovzhenko Hlukhiv National Pedagogical University, Hlukhiv, Ukraine.

Doctor in Philology, Professor, Head of the Department of Ukrainian Language, Literature and Methods of Teaching, Oleksandr Dovzhenko Hlukhiv National Pedagogical University, Hlukhiv, Ukraine.

Dmytro Marieiev, Oleksandr Dovzhenko Hlukhiv National Pedagogical University, Hlukhiv, Ukraine.

PhD in Philology, Associate Professor at the Department of Ukrainian Language, Literature and Methods of Teaching, Oleksandr Dovzhenko Hlukhiv National Pedagogical University, Hlukhiv, Ukraine.

Nataliya Hrychanyk, Oleksandr Dovzhenko Hlukhiv National Pedagogical University, Hlukhiv, Ukraine.

PhD in Pedagogy, Seniour Lecture at the Department of Ukrainian Language, Literature and Methods of Teaching, Oleksandr Dovzhenko Hlukhiv National Pedagogical University, Hlukhiv, Ukraine.

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Published
2021-12-30
How to Cite
Horbolis, L., Ishchenko, O., Novykov, A., Marieiev, D., & Hrychanyk, N. (2021). The Cinemapoetics of the modern Ukrainian novel: Myroslav Dochynets’ creative works. Amazonia Investiga, 10(48), 209-217. https://doi.org/10.34069/AI/2021.48.12.22
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