Марианна Каплун


Senior Researcher,

Department of Old Slavic Literatures, IWL RAS

Education: graduated from the School of Philology of the Sholokhov Moscow State University for Humanities cum laude (2008)

PhD thesis: The First Plays of the Russian Theater and the Aesthetic Views of Pastor Johann Gottfried Gregory (IWL RAS, Oct 27, 2016)


Research interests: poetics and hermeneutics of Old Russian literature; literature and cinema; Medieval theatre and drama.

Professional service

Managing editor of the journal Studia Litterarum

Academic publications — 10 publications, including a monograph in print.

Selected publications


The First Plays of the Russian Theater and the Aesthetic Views of Johann Gottfried Gregory. Moscow: Hermeneutics of Old Russian Literature, 2018. Issue 18. (in print).

Selected Essays

  • “One of the Poems of Johann Gottfried Gregory.” Studia Litterarum. 2017, vol. 2, no 4. P. 170–181. In Russ.
  • “Women’s Images in the Plays Ahasuerus Action and Judith by J.G. Gregory.” Vestnik slavianskikh kul'tur. 2016, vol. 41, no 3. P. 139–149. In Russ.
  • “Plays on the Story of Adam and Eve in the Works of Johann Gottfried Gregory and Joost van den Vondel.” Vestnik slavianskikh kul'tur. 2015, vol. 23, no 3. P. 155–164. In Russ.
  • “Characters-buffoons in ‘Judith’ by J.G. Gregory in the Context of the Repertoire of English Comedians.” Vestnik Sankt-Peterburgskogo gosudarstvennogo universiteta kul'tury i iskusstv. 2015, vol. 24, no 3. P. 61– In Russ.