The book covers the main stages of life, scientific and public activity of outstanding Ukrainian scientist in the field of literary studies, laureate of the T. Shevchenko State Prize of Ukraine, O. Biletsky Republican Prize in the Field of Literary and Artistic Criticism, I. Franko Prize of NAS of Ukraine, Honored Worker of Science and Technology of Ukraine, Academician of NAS of Ukraine V.G. Donchik. The directions of scientific interests of V.G. Donchik are the history of Ukrainian literature, the literary process of the 20th-21st centuries, the issue of literary criticism, etc. For scientists and anyone interested in the problems of the development of Ukrainian literature and literary studies.