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    • Beyond the Feminine in Pushkin's Tatiana 

      Spreat, Eric (University of Oregon, 2015-08-18)
      Pushkin's Tatiana tends to be pigeonholed by criticism that acknowledges her dynamism and openness to creative possibilities but restricts her intertextual significance to the heroines of the European novelists she herself ...
    • The Petersburg Text in Russian Literature of the 1990s 

      Smirnova, Daria (University of Oregon, 2012)
      The image of Saint Petersburg has influenced the imagination of Russian writers since the establishment of this city in 1703. Today, it is common to speak about the Petersburg Text in Russian literature that has its own ...
    • Poetics of Lev Tolstoy's Kholstomer 

      Forehand, Paul (University of Oregon, 2014-09-29)
      This thesis contains an analysis of the ways in which form and content are combined to create significance within a text, as well as an exploration of the ways in which the mechanics of didactic fiction convey this ...
    • The Representation of the Soviet Past by Contemporary Russian Writers 

      Nekrasova, Alena (University of Oregon, 2013-10-10)
      The Soviet Union had existed for 70 years and was labeled as the "evil empire". Its technological achievements and geographical discoveries are amazing. However, its dark aspects such as censorship, "purges", and freedom ...
    • The Eye in Lermontov’s "A Hero of Our Time": Perception, Visuality, and Gender Relations 

      Zagoruyko, Iryna (University of Oregon, 2016-10-27)
      This thesis views Lermontov’s novel "A Hero of Our Time" as centered on images, glances and vision. In his text Lermontov conveys a persistent fascination with visual perception. The attentive reader can read this language ...
    • "To Rasshcheplennoe Iadro": From Lucretian Swerve to Sundered Core in Shalamov’s Atomnaia poema 

      Larson, Kirstin (University of Oregon, 2015-08-18)
      Varlam Shalamov's Atomnaia poema addresses a primordial "wish to split" at the core of nature and within the human heart. This wish to split is informed by Shalamov's Gulag experience as well as his reflections on Auschwitz ...