The Cities of Exile: SY Agnon (in the Polyphony of Readings)
A Dialogue Between the Writer Yevgenia Senik, Maryana Maksymyak – Program Director at the Agnon Literary Centre, and Literary Scholar Ula Chowaniec
The session offers three short presentations on the reading of SY Agnon. Yevgenia will talks about Agon as her literary inspiration, Maryana will present the birthplace of Agnon– Buchach, and Ula will talk about Amos Oz’s opinion of Agnon. Within the presentation the intertextual contexts of poetry of Nelly Sachs and Czesław Miłosz will be mentioned. Yevgenia, Maryana and Ula invite to this assembly of voices (a polyphony) on literature, national contexts, geopolitical changes.
Maryana Maksymyak is a cultural project manager in Western Ukraine. Since 2015 she is the program director at the Agnon Literary Center in Buchach.