Article | Published 2019
Abstract: modern Russian literature is developing rapidly, new directions and trends appear. The author of the article focuses on the problem of such a new trend in Russian literature as neorealism or new realism, as well as its place and role in the works of contemporary Russian writers. The aim of the work is to determine the transformation of modern Russian prose on the example of the works of contemporary Russian writers. They view on the formation and development of the literary process in the twenty-first century, explores the peculiarities of the hero and the specifics of the writer's artistic world based on the work and literary analyzes. Types of heroes’ characteristic of the prose of this neorealist writer: the hero provincial, the rebellious hero, the intellectual hero and others. The article attempts to analyze the main features of the imaginative system in the in modern Russian literature of the new realism (neorealism). Keywords: literary genre, neorealism, creation, prose, originality, style.