Jurko Prochasko  [ Ukraine ]

Biography

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Guest 2014.

Bibliography

Galizien-Bukowina-Express

Eine Geschichte der Eisenbahn am Rande Europas

[Mit Magdałena Blaszczuk u. Taras Prochasko]

Turia + Kant

Wien, 2007

[Ü: Jurko Prochasko u. Maria Weissenböck]

Mythos Czernowitz

Eine Stadt im Spiegel ihrer Nationalitäten

Deutsches Kulturforum Östliches Europa

Potsdam, 2008

Jurko Prochasko was born in Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine, in 1970. He studied German studies and psychology in Lviv, with research stays in Austria and Germany. 2011 he was awarded a fellowship at the Institute for Advanced Study, Berlin. Through his work as a literary critic, translator and author, Prochasko ranks among the main cultural mediators between Ukraine and Germany. He has translated works by Kleist, Kafka, Rilke, Freud, and Musil, among others. As one of its co-founders, he teaches at Lviv University’s Psychoanalytic Institute. In 2008, he received the Friedrich-Gundolf-Prize from the German Academy for Language and Literature. Prochasko lives in Lviv.

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