Płaj 25 – Abstracts

ADISCOVERING OF THE HUCUŁ REGION (introduction)
Andrzej Wielocha: A MAP OF THE HUTZUL REGION
The critical review of the attempts to define the borders of the Hutzul Region from 19th cent. until present day.

Wiktoria Blacharska: THE OUTPUT OF THE POLISH ETNOGRAPHERS IN THE HUTZUL REGION
A review of the most important Polish studies of the Hutzul folk culture from the beginnings of the 19th cent. until recent times.

Roman Czmełyk: THE ETNOGRAPHIC EXPLORATION OF THE HUTZUL REGION AFTER THE WORLD WAR II A review   of the contemporary studies on the Hutzul subjects by the Ukrainian authors. Translated from Ukrainian.
Renata Makarska: THE PERIPHERY OF EUROPE? THE HUTZUL REGION IN AUSTRIAN LITERATURE A review of the Hutzul subjects in the 19th cent. and contemporary Austrian scientific works, prose and poetry as well.
Olga Ciwkacz: I AM THE CHILD OF THE HUTZUL LAND. A HUTZUL REGION IN THE LETTERS OF STANISLAV VINCENZ A review of the Hutzul subjects in the letters of this   outstanding writer,  the author of Na wysokiej połoninie (On the High Połonina) novel, accompanied with extensive ąuotations of unpublished letters. Translated from Ukrainian.
Grzegorz Niewiadomy: THE ROBBERS, LYRISTS AND MAIDENS. ON THE HUTZUL INSPIRATIONS IN POLISH PAINTING 19th-20th CENT. A broad review of the Hutzul in Polish painting and graphics, accompanied with an sketch on the changing interests in the Carpathian mountaineer’s life.
Iwan Hreczko: SAVING THE HUTZUL FOLK ART UNDER THE SOVIET REGIME An account of the private Ukrainian collectors, who tried to save the relics ot the Hutzul materiał culture in the Soviet times. Translated from Ukrainian.
Katarzyna Tur-Marciszuk: FROM TRADITION TO THE MODERN TIMES. THE KOSOV SCHOOL OF CRAFTS An account of the school of the artistic crafts in Kosov, and its attempt to keep alive the Hutzul folkcraft tradition.
Urszula Janicka-Krzywda: THE ROBBER MYTH IN THE HUTZUL FOLKLORE A comparison of the folk stereotype of the Carpathian robbers (the opryshki) with the reality of the 17-18th cent.
Ihor CzechowśTsyj: THE HUTZUL MAGIC AND THEIR CALENDAR An essay on the calendar magie of the Hutzuls. Translated from Ukrainian.

<Andrzej Ruszczak: THE CZARNOHORA BRANCH OF THE TATRA SOCIETY A chronicie of the most important actions of the Kołomyja branch of the oldest Polish tourist organisation from 1878 until World War II.
Kazimierz Ciechanowicz: MJR HENRYK GASIOROWSKI — AN EXPLORATOR OF THE HUTZUL REGION An outline of biography of the outstanding geographer, the author of the tourist guide to the present-day Ukrainian Carpathians, the broadest one until today.
Anna Mielczewska: THE HUTZULIANA IN THE GRUDZIĄDZ MUZEUM A detailed description of the collection of the Hutzul art, including the hwentory numbers.
Edward Marszałek: THE HUTZUL HORSES FROM THE EASTERN CARPATHIANS
An account on the race of ponieś, specific to the Hutzul Region, currently bred in some studs in southern Poland.

„TURYSTA W POLSCE” (THE TOURIST IN POLAND). A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE HUTZUL AND THE EASTERN CARPATHIANS MATERIALS A bibliography of texts and photographs, published in 1935-1938 in the a.m. magazine, one of the most important Polish tourist magazines.
Michał Kukuła, Michał Zieliński: VIA CARPATHICA 2002
An account of the third uninterrupted walk along the whole Carpathian rangę, from the Iron Gate in Romania to Bratislava in Slovakia.

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