Lesya Ukrainka Garden officially opens at Murray Library

 

 

 

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 1, 2013
SASKATOON – A new garden outside the main entrance of the Murray Library is now home to the 16-foot bronze statue of Ukrainian writer and poet Lesya Ukrainka.
Born Larysa Petrivna Kosach-Kvitka in 1871, Ukrainka was one of Ukraine’s best-known poets and writers and the foremost female writer of Ukrainian literature. As a feminist in the late 19th and early 20th century, she was concerned in her works with the role of women in family and society.

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