Browsing Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies Theses and Dissertations by Author "Presto, Jenifer"


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  • Vikulina, Nadezhda (University of Oregon, 2020-09-24)
    This thesis considers the subversive ways contemporary Russian art offers of looking at the ruins left by the recent Soviet past. It focuses on works of poetry and photography that capture the transformation of the landscape ...
  • LEONENKO, ELENA (University of Oregon, 2021-09-13)
    This thesis considers in tandem the verbal and visual production of the Russian modernist poet and artist Maximilian Voloshin (1877-1932), whose work, I argue, was polarized between the spiritual and the material realms. ...
  • Butler, Michael (University of Oregon, 2012)
    This work examines the use of ambiguous or obfuscating narrative devices in 3 works by 20th century Russian authors: A Dead Man’s Memoir, by Mikhail Bulgakov, The Eye by Vladimir Nabokov, and You and I, by Abram Tertz. ...
  • Savenko-Moore, Anastasia (University of Oregon, 2016-02-23)
    This thesis explores Orphic mythologemes and tropes in Marina Tsvetaeva’s works in order to identify whether they create a personalized semantic system in her oeuvre. I review such themes as the “supernatural powers” of ...
  • Moore, Rick (University of Oregon, 2014-09-29)
    The representation of Revolution and revolutionaries develops as one of the main themes in Russian literary texts of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It would not be an overstatement to say that most active ...
  • Yarygina, Tatiana (University of Oregon, 2014-09-29)
    The purpose of this research was to explore the phenomenon of a literary pseudonym in different countries with the main focus on Russia at the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th centuries. This thesis also ...

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