Reading in Ukrainian: the working class and mass literature in early Soviet Ukraine

  title={Reading in Ukrainian: the working class and mass literature in early Soviet Ukraine},
  author={Olena Palko},
  journal={Social History},
  pages={343 - 368}
  • Olena Palko
  • Published 3 July 2019
  • Political Science
  • Social History
ABSTRACT This article examines the working-class audience in Soviet Ukraine and the changes in its reading appetites during the 1920s. Under the Soviet nationalities policy of korenizatsiia introduced in 1923, the print-runs of Ukrainian-language literary products increased significantly. Nonetheless, as this article argues, those numerous publications often did not reach Ukrainian readers and if they did, they could hardly satisfy the interest appetites of an ever-growing Ukrainian audience… 
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