Ukrainske Slovo

Ukrainske Slovo (Ukrainian Word). An émigré publishing house founded in Berlin in 1921. The director and chief editor was Zenon Kuzelia. It published the weekly newspapers Ukraïns’ke slovo (Berlin) (1921–4) and Litopys polityky pys’menstva i mystetstva (1923–4) and over 70 books, including Dmytro Doroshenko's book on the Slavic world in the past and present (3 vols); reprints of Borys Hrinchenko's Ukrainian dictionary and Mykhailo Komarov's Russian-Ukrainian dictionary; an anthology of Ukrainian poetry edited by Bohdan Lepky (2 vols); editions of works by Panteleimon Kulish, Yakiv Shchoholiv, B. Lepky, Volodymyr Birchak, Marko Kropyvnytsky, and Hryhorii Skovoroda; Vasyl Yemets's book on the kobza and kobzars; Stepan Rudnytsky's monographs on Ukraine's national territory and the Ukrainian question from the perspective of political geography; Viktor Andriievsky's memoirs; books on the art of Alexander Archipenko and Oleksa Novakivsky; Mykola Arkas's history of Ukraine; Ivan Herasymovych's Hunger in der Ukraine; a compendium on the Ukrainian Sich Riflemen; Mykhailo Drahomanov's selected works; Oleksander Barvinsky's readers on world history and Ukrainian literature; a collection of Mykhailo Rudnytsky's literary essays; and Mykhailo Lozynsky's books on Polish and Russian revolutionary groups and Ukraine, M. Drahomanov, Ivan Franko, and Mykhailo Pavlyk. Ukrainske Slovo went bankrupt in 1926.

[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 5 (1993).]

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