Stepan Mykush

Position: Associate Professor, The Ukrainian Literature Department named after academician Mykhailo Vozniak

Scientific degree: Doctor of Philological Sciences

Academic status: Associate Professor

Phone (office): 0322394190

Phone (cell): 0984978894


Research interests

My scholarly interests: research into the poetics of the Ukrainian prose of the late 19th and early 20th century, as well as the works of Taras Shevchenko.

Key words: poetics of a novella, hermeneutics of the text, myth poetics, national idea, the mission of Ukraine, symbol, symbolism, the code of Ukraine, Taras Shevchenko, Vasyl Stefanyk


The main publications list:

  • The Study of Vasyl Stefanyk’s Poetics. Textbook. Lviv, 2011.
  • The Ukrainian Identity of Vasyl Stefanyk. // The Ukrainian Literary Studies. Issue 73. Lviv, 2011.
  • The Poetics of Genre Structure in the Works by Vasyl Stefanyk. Ivano-Frankivsk, 2002.
  • The Image of Truth in “Kobzar”. // Okrylenist Slovom: The Collection of Academic Papers Dedicated to Stepan Khorob. Ivano-Frankivsk, 2019.
  • The Giant of Pokuttia. Ukraina Moloda, 2021.

Participation in conferences (the main list):

  • Shevchenko, Franko, Stefanyk. The International Academic Conference (Ivano-Frankivsk, 2001).
  • International Academic Conference Dedicated to the 150th Anniversary of Vasyl Stefanyk’s Birth (Ivano-Frankivsk, 2021).
  • Taras Shevchenko in Aesthetics, Cultural Studies, and the National Philosophy of ‘Visnykivstvo’ Pan-Ukrainian Academic Conference (Lviv, 2011).
  • Pan-Ukrainian Academic Conference Dedicated to the 140th Anniversary of Mykhailo Vozniak’s Birth: The Intelligent of the Old Times (Lviv, 2021).


I was born on April 22, 1946 in Yavoriv District, Lviv Region. I studied at Strilky Boarding School (1959-1965) and at the University of Lviv (1965-1970). I worked as a teacher (1970-1974). Since 1974, I have been employed at the University of Lviv (Chair of the Ukrainian Literature Department, Assistant Lecturer, and Associate Professor since 2002). I have three children, six grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.


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