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Academics, Essayists, Historians, Poets, Scholars, Writers, etc.

A Chronological Listing of Belarusian Writers with Introductory Essays for Each Period

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Scroll through this page to select the literary period and the writer in which you are interested. Most of the literary period essays do not have entries as yet, since this section is still early in its development.

Background

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A Chronology of Belarusian Literature



Introduction



Spiritual Writing from the 12th through the 15th Centuries



Writing from the 16th and 17th Centuries



Writing from the 18th Century



The Early Period of Belarusian Nationalism (1828 - 1905)


The Nasha Niva (nashaniustva; "Our Soil-ism") Period (1906 - 1914/5)




The Years of Adjustment (1917 - 1939)



Interlude - Western Byelorussia (1921 - 1939)



Destruction of Belarusian Literary Opposition (1930 - 1936/7)



The Years of Reconstruction (1945 - 1953)



The Thaw - And After (1954 - 1989)


The Post-Soviet Belarusian Nationalism Revival (1989 - 1994)



The Lukashenka Years - Return to Cold War Isolation (late 1994 - )



Emigre Writers (1945 - )




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