Izvestiya of Saratov University.
ISSN 1817-7115 (Print)
ISSN 2541-898X (Online)

author’s genres

Genre Refinements as a Noticeable Trend in the Russian Literature of Recent Years

The article deals with an up-to-date issue of the modern stage of the Russian literature development – genre contaminations, modifications and specification. In the author’s opinion they form a part of title complex and perform the function of plotline formation; they help clarify the author’s standpoint and effectuate a specific genre expectation. The authors identify the main trends of modern genre specifications and provide specific examples.