« 2017. #6 (138)

The Ethnology Notebooks. 2017, 6 (138), 1439—1445

UDK 398:82.09Franko І.:159.922.4(=186)


Received 26.10.2017


Shuma Liliia Volodymyrivna, postgraduate student

at the Department of Ukrainian Folklore Studies named after Filaret Kolessa

of the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv.

Universytetska str. 1, Lviv, 79000, Ukraine.

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Abstract. The article deals with the problem of interethnic relations and ethnic stereotypes in the scientific perception of Ivan Franko as the folklorist. The scientist’s papers of folklore which represents the rooted worldview about ethnic neighbours: «Jew», «Roma», «Pole», «Russian» has been analyzed. This paper shoved Franko’s specific interpretation of folklore text about «ethnic theirs’» and revealed their specifics of plot.

 Keywords: interethnic relations, ethnic stereotypes, folklore, «Zhyd», «Tsyhan», «Liakh», «Moskal».


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