Anthropological Ideas in the Prose of the Ukrainian Diaspora: Traditions and Postmodernism


  • Vitaliy Matsko Khmelnytskyi Humanitarian-Pedagogical Academy
  • Inna Nikitova Khmelnytskyi Humanitarian-Pedagogical Academy
  • Tetyana Shvets Khmelnytskyi Humanitarian-Pedagogical Academy
  • Valentyna Kuz Leonid Yuzkov Khmelnytskyi University of Management and Law, Khmelnytskyi
  • Olga Rybchynska Khmelnytskyi Specialized School №1



Migrant literature, artistic style, disappointment tendencies, character, worldview, creative thinking


The article discusses the main anthropological ideas in diaspore’s prose in the context of existing traditions and postmodern stylistic characteristics. It also highlights characteristic features of the Ukrainian diaspora’s prose. The latter contains the views on the literary character as personality, as well as the world and place of humans in it. Importantly, the research follows the concepts of Christian theology, superhuman, rationalism, and postmodernism. It also emphasizes the axiological matrices of humans and their worldviews. The scientific value of the article lies in disclosing anthropological models that correspond to axiological functionality. Using the prose of the Ukrainian diaspora and the art of words, the authors of the article attempt to find how to overcome the crisis of human and society. The proposed approach allows finding the place of humans in this world and give their lives meaning. It shows that the world is beautiful and cannot exist on its own, given that it acts as one’s awareness. At the same time, the anthropological concept is considered a system. Furthermore, the authors have applied a system of theoretical-methodological approaches to the problem in question. It was important to identify the main theoretical principles of the research, describe anthropological ideas of prose and highlight anthropological ideas in the Ukrainian diaspora’s prose in the context of existing traditions and postmodern postulates.



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How to Cite

Matsko, V., Nikitova, I., Shvets, T., Kuz, V., & Rybchynska, O. (2022). Anthropological Ideas in the Prose of the Ukrainian Diaspora: Traditions and Postmodernism. Postmodern Openings, 13(1), 214-233.



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