Tkachenko V. I. The giant of Ukrainian literature as a strong defender for the mother language
Keywords:language, literature, poetry, literary translation, bilingualism, Ukrainian national school of translation, original, world classics.
This article deals with memories of Mykola Lukash that complement the image of this magician of Ukrainian
translation. Good examples confirm that Mykola Lucash due to his translation and scientific works has created the
most favorable conditions for national revival. And his role in the Ukrainian culture will grow over time based on
intellectual development and spiritual growth of the Ukrainian people. Also the author expresses his own
understanding of current state of the literary process in Ukraine, especially in translation work.