• The Quarrel as a "Living Word" in Chekhov's Early Short Stories 

    Zamataeva, Ekaterina (University of Missouri--Columbia[University of Missouri--Columbia], 2014)
    This thesis focuses on Chekhov's early stories written in the period from 1879 to 1886. It argues that Chekhov's quarrel is a particular literary type through analysis of its functions, uses and role in the development of ...
  • Recreation of Chernobyl trauma in Svetlana Aleksiyevich's Chernobylʹskaya molitva 

    Scribner, Doris (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
    Little has been written about the literary methodology of the contemporary Belarusian writer Svetlana Aleksiyevich. The main purpose of this thesis is to investigate how the aesthetic manipulation of factographic content ...