Skladka («Складка»; The Contribution). The title of four literary almanacs edited by Volodymyr Aleksandrov (Kharkiv 1887, 1893) and K. Bilylovsky (Kharkiv 1896, Saint Petersburg 1897). Published in them were poems by Aleksandrov, Bilylovsky, Volodymyr Samiilenko, Borys Hrinchenko, Yakiv Shchoholiv, Pavlo Hrabovsky, Ivan Franko, Mykola Vorony, Vasyl Shchurat, Ivan M. Steshenko, Liudmyla Starytska-Cherniakhivska, P. Richytsky, Serhii Shelukhyn, H. Kerner, Fedor Korsh, and N. Shamraiev; prose by Bilylovsky, Hanna Barvinok, Mariia Hrinchenko, Starytska-Cherniakhivska, Lesia Ukrainka, Danylo Mordovets, Ivan Nechui-Levytsky, Stepan Nis, and Ahatanhel Krymsky; Samiilenko's drama Marusia Churaïvna and Marko Kropyvnytsky's opera Vii (based on Nikolai Gogol's story); Bilylovsky's memoirs and bibliography of Aleksandrov; and oral folklore transcriptions and ethnographic articles by Dmytro Yavornytsky.
[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 4 (1993).]
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