Study Group on Eighteenth-Century Russia Newsletter Volume 31 (2003)

Synopses of Papers Read at the 44th Meeting of the Study Group

Lindsey Hughes, The Funerals of the Russian Emperors and Empresses
Simon Dixon, Religious Ritual at the Eighteenth-Century Russian Court
Alessandra Tosi, Eighteenth-Century Traditions and Issues of Gender in Zinaida Volkonskaia's 'Laure' (1819)
Rosalind P. Blakesley, Maria Fedorovna and the Rise of the Woman Artist in Russia
Ursula Stohler, 'I will create whatever I want to': Naturalness as a Source of Mastery in the Works of Sentamentalist Women Poets
Michela Venditti, Поэт и невыразимое духовные оды Г. Р. Державина
Manfred Schruba, 'Девичья игрушка' and French Eighteenth-Century Collection of Frivolous Poetry


Douglas Smith, New Archival Findings on the Life of Praskov'ia Kovaleva-Zhemchugova
Marina Aptekman, The Origins of Kabbalistic Symbolism in the Poetry of Semen Bobrov