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Stepan Pushik

Stepan Pushik

Stepan Puushik - Ukrainian writer, literary critic, folklorist, journalist, public-cultural and political figure, candidate of philological sciences, professor of Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian University.

He is the author of many poetry and prose collections, folklore records, books for children, literary and local lore, explorations about the Carpathian roots of T. Shevchenko "The Kobzar's glorious ancestor", research on "The Word about Igor's Regiment", about Slavic and Myulogian The Bush Book ”), the story of Vladimir Ivasyuk (“ Lightning strikes the highest trees ”). The original selected works were published in 6 volumes (7 books), in 7 separate collections records of folk tales, songs, Ukrainian toasts, and parables were published.

From his school years he recorded folklore and collected a unique (over 200 volumes) collection of various records, a small part of which was published by books: folk tales "The Magic Miner" (co-authored, 1971), "Fairy Tales of the Highlands" (1976), "The Golden Tower" (1983, vol. Record), "Silver Will" (1995). He edited and published a book of lyric songs, Laughing, Crying Nightingales (1989), to which he included his own records of folklore. Carpathian Songs (co-authored, 1972), Ukrainian Toasts (1997, 2002), and Proverbs (2009) were released.

On the stage of the Ivano-Frankivsk Regional Musical Theater. I. Franko performed plays, plays "My Earth" (co-authored), "Crying Windows" (1996), "The Golden Tick" (1999), "I Walk on My Land" (2005).

Selected works of S. Pushik in 6 volumes, seven books are published during 2004-2012.

Stepan Pushik is the author of one of the largest handwritten diaries in the world. This diary has about 300 volumes, each with up to 200 pages.

The writer and folklorist did not disappear on the night of August 14, 2018 following a heart attack.

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