The Rusyn language question revisited

  title={The Rusyn language question revisited},
  author={Paul Robert Magocsi},
For nearly three centuries the East Slavic population living in the Carpathian Mountains, known as Rusyns, has been faced with trying to resolve the so-called language question. In other words, which language should be used for literary purposes — the local Rusyn dialect, the Church Slavonic liturgical language, or the literary language ofa related Slavic people such as Russian or Ukrainian? The debate over this issue has since the second half of the nineteenth Century been closely linked… Expand
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