National Academy of Sciences of Belarus

GLEBKA Petr Fedorovich

GLEBKA Petr Fedorovich

Petr Fedorovich Glebka (Petro Glebka; 06.07.1905, v. Velikaya Ussa, Uzda district, Minsk region – 18.12.1969), poet. Academician of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (1957; corresponding member since 1950). Member of the Great Patriotic War.

It was printed since 1924. The first collection of the lyrics of “Shypshyna” (1927) revealed the aesthetic positions of the author: a commitment to romantic poetry, adherence to literary and folklore traditions. The poet's style is characterized by publicism and civic passion, heroic-romantic pathos, lyricism, polemical pointy, militancy. Following Y. Kupala, he developed the genre of dramatic poetry in Belarusian literature. The author of the libretto of the opera, poetic play, literary-critical and journalistic articles. The main direction of scientific work was the study of creativity of Y. Kupala and Y. Kolas, the relations of Belarusian literature with modernity, literary interrelations and mutual influences. Conducted research work in the field of Belarusian lexicography, art history and folklore studies. Co-author and one of the editors of the Russian-Belarusian Dictionary (1953), author of several works on the literary language of writers. Translated individual works of A. Pushkin, M. Lermontov, M. Gorky, V. Mayakovsky, A. Prokofiev, A. Surkov, T. Shevchenko, M. Rylsky, M. Bazhan into Belarusian language.

Awarded with the Order of Lenin (1965), the Labor Red Banner (1949, 1955), the Red Star (1943), the Badge of Honor (1939), and medals.

Major papers:

  1. Збор твораў. Т.1-4. Мн.: Мастацкая літаратура, 1984-1986.
  2. Паэзiя барацьбы i перамогi: Артыкулы. Мн.: Мастацкая літаратура, 1973.
  3. Пытаннi гiсторыi, фiлалогii, мастацтва. Мн.: Навука і тэхніка, 1975.