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  • The Ritualisation of Political Power in Early Rus (10th-12th centuries) 

    Vukovic, Alexandra (2015-09-04)
    This dissertation examines the ceremonies and rituals involving the princes of early Rus’ and their entourage, how these ceremonies and rituals are represented in the literature and artefacts of early Rus’, the possible ...
  • Snow and window: archetypes of imagination 

    Klujber, Anita Rita (2002-07-16)
    Within the field of comparative literature, this dissertation investigates how the paired symbols of snow and window illuminate certain imaginative processes such as the threshold experience of creative and receptive acts. ...
  • Turgenev and the question of the Russian artist 

    Sundkvist, Luis (2010-11-16)
    This thesis is concerned with the thoughts of the Russian writer Ivan Turgenev (1818-83) on the development of the arts in his native country and the specific problems facing the Russian artist. It starts by considering ...
  • Soviet Gothic-fantastic: a study of Gothic and supernatural themes in early Soviet literature 

    Maguire, Muireann (2009-03-10)
    This thesis analyses the persistence of Gothic-fantastic themes and motifs in the literature of Soviet Russia between 1920 and 1940. Nineteenth-century Russian literature was characterized by the almost universal ...