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  • The fabric of Old Belief : staroobriadtsy - traditions of clothmaking, dress, and ritual from the 17th to the 20th century 

    Dowling, Constance (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Russian & Slavonic Studies, 2000)
    The theme of this dissertation is the relationship of textiles to Old Belief, a religious minority formed after the raskol or schism in the Russian Orthodox church in 1666/1667. Within this theme I also investigate the ...
  • Formalism and parody in Bruno Schulz 

    Looby, Robert (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Russian & Slavonic Studies, 2002)
    This thesis presents a systematic formal analysis of Bruno Schulz's prose fiction. It applies the methods of study developed by Formalists to aspects of the text ranging from minimal units such as choice of vocabulary to ...
  • The Scamander group : the poets and their poetry, 1918-1929 

    Keane, Barry (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Russian & Slavonic Studies, 2002)
    This work explores through critical analysis the poetry of the Scamander poets between the years 1918 to 1929, a time during which the group was formed and was most active in pursuing what could be described as a group ...
  • Lost letters : translating Milan Kundera's Czech fiction 

    Woods, Michelle (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Russian & Slavonic Studies, 2002)
    The present thesis, Lost Letters: Translating Milan Kundera's Czech Fiction, in com paring the Czech, French and English versions of Milan Kundera's first six prose works, proposes that the original Czech language texts ...
  • The labyrinth and the wasteland : Spatial coordinates of the German image in nineteenth-century Russian literature 

    Walker, Joshua S. (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Russian & Slavonic Studies, 2011)
    An analysis of the literary stereotypes of Germans in 19th century Russian literature with specific attention to how these images describe Russia in spatial terms and construct Russian identity. Considering the prevalence ...
  • Americanization and the role of cinema in shaping early Soviet culture 

    Levitina, Marina L. (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Russian & Slavonic Studies, 2011)
    This dissertation argues that the Americanization discourse of the 1920s was one of the key sources for the project of creating the New Soviet Man and Woman, and that Soviet cinema of the 1920s and 1930s played an important ...
  • Perspectives of collectivisation: Popular opinion and memory in saxony and lower silesia, 1948-1961 

    O'REILLY, KLARA-MAEVE (Trinity College Dublin. School of Lang, Lit. & Cultural Studies. Discipline of Russian, 2017)
    The collectivisation of the East German and Polish agriculture in the 1950s and 1960s stands at the centre of this thesis. The diverging experiences of collectivisation in East Germany and Poland are investigated through ...
  • The Aesthetics of Effacement: A comparative study of the Literary Output of Nikolai Gogal and Oscar Wilde 

    MCCONE, BRIGIT KATHARINE (Trinity College Dublin. School of Lang, Lit. & Cultural Studies. Discipline of Russian, 2019)
    This thesis is the first comprehensive comparative study of the 19th-century RussoUkrainian satirist Nikolai Gogol and the 19th-century Anglo-Irish satirist Oscar Wilde, presenting a survey of their thematic and stylistic ...
  • Aidan Higgins's Fictions and Aesthetics 

    O'MUIRITHE, LARISSA MAY (Trinity College Dublin. School of Lang, Lit. & Cultural Studies. Discipline of Russian, 2020)
    This doctoral thesis seeks to articulate how visual comparisons may help readers to understand the complexity of ways of seeing in Aidan Higgins's main fictions, Felo de Se (1960), Langrishe, Go Down (1966), Balcony of ...