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Leonid Nikolaevich KOVALENKO

Leonid KOVALENKO, Ukrainia poet and literature critic. Candidate of Philological Science since 1954; senior associate, Shevchenko Institute of Literature, Ukrainia Academy of Sciences, since 1958.

Background

  • KOVALENKO, Leonid was born in 1922 in village Germanovka, now Kiev Oblast.

  • Education

    • 1948 graduated Kiev University. Completed postgrad, course at Institute of Literature, Ukrainia Academy of Sciences.

    Career

    • 1941-1945 commander of reconnaissance at the front. 1957-1958 Deputy Executive Editor, journal “Radyanske literaturoznavstvo” (Soviet Literary Criticism). Specialist in Soviet Ukrainia literature.
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