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Title: Pasičnićki zamovlannja u svitohladnij tradyciji ukrajinciv: mahična vlada slova
Other Titles: Bee-keepers’ Spell in Ukrainians’ World-View Practice: the Magical Power of a Word
Authors: Movna, Uljana
Keywords: spell
bee-keeping
folklore text
world-view
word
action
thinking
utilitarian
Ukrainians
Issue Date: 2012
Publisher: Wydawnictwo Naukowe UAM
Citation: Poznańskie Studia Slawistyczne, 2012, nr 3, s.113–127
Abstract: The article is exposing some results of the study in bee-keepers’ spell as a featuring trait of Ukrainians’ world-view practice; the present research is the first work of such a kind in the home ethnology. The spell belongs to that sort of ritual text that might be characterized by a vivid and most active speech with its fully evident magical strength. Spell as a genre of folklore refers to peculiar items owing to its archaic nature as well as to utilitarian functionalism, especially verbal destination, unity of sacral and profane articulation. The world-view ground of spell has been always heterogeneous as that originated and developed through the ages with fixing so prime of human world-consciousness as historically later (Christian) epistemological and axiological picture of the reality. In the paper the bee-keepers’ spell has been considered because of its religious and magical contents that has quite significant spread so in everyday bee-keeping practice (occasional aspect), as in the contents of yearly religious festivals (the calendar one). The aim of bee-keepers’ spell has been getting a concrete practical result, i.e. successful functioning of apiary.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10593/4751
ISBN: 978-83-232-2473-0
ISSN: 2084-3011
Appears in Collections:Poznańskie Studia Slawistyczne, 2012, nr 3

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