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The Ethnology Notebooks. 2020. № 3 (153), 605—613

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DOI https://doi.org/10.15407/nz2020.03.605

CONTEMPORARY UKRAINIAN-POLISH STYLIZATIONS OF FOLK SONGS AS A FORM OF ETHNOCULTURAL NEIGHBOURHOOD AND COMMON CULTURAL FORMATION

KHARCHYSHYN Olga

ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9379-8300

Candidate of Philological Sciences (Ph. D. in Philology),

Senior Researcher at the Ethnology Institute

of The National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine,

15, Svobody Avenue, 79000, Lviv, Ukraine

Contacts: е-mail: okharchyshyn@gmail.com

Abstract. This article highlights Ukrainian-Polish mutual influences in songs of literary origin through the prism of exploring different forms of stylization as contemporary practices of preserving, promoting and developing traditional cultures. The relevance of the research is caused by the emphasized attention of modern science and society to the problems of ethnocultural borders, in particular, Ukrainian-Polish, and to the transformation processes in folk traditions.

The object of study is Ukrainian and Polish songs of literary origin, and the subject is their transformational forms — the so-called stylizations. The main source base is the songs posted in modern book publications and online resources (YouTube, etc.). In the proposed article we aim to trace the place and role of Ukrainian-Polish folk-song stylings in the Ukrainian-Polish folk-song interaction, to reflect the different forms of these stylings. It is found that Ukrainian-Polish songs of literary origin actively use such forms of stylization as translations, chants, allusions, etc. An effective way to extend the life of traditional work is to bring it to the art of cinema. Then, this work acquires new topical accents. It is traced how, in interaction with the neighbouring ethnoculture, the artistic qualities of the works become more expressive. The story of the transformation of the song «Hey, sokoly!» demonstrates multilevel stylizations, which are manifested not only in the texts but also in the ideological implications and various contextual readings. Various forms of folk stylistics in the modern joint repertoire of Ukrainians and Poles testify the development of both ethnotraditions along the lines of close neighbourly relations and common cultural formation. The article is based on methodological principles of a comprehensive study of folklore, taking into account interdisciplinary approaches and textual contextual relations. Such principles are laid down in the works of Ivan Franko, Filaret Kolessa, Roman Kyrchiv, Hryhoriy Nudha, Sofia Hrytsa and other researchers.

Keywords: stylizations of folk songs, song, lyrics, variant, occurrence, popularity, meaning.

Received 19.05.2020

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