Article | Published 2019
Contemporary Russian literature develops on the basis of Russian classical traditions, while at the same time creatively rethinking the problems and themes, principles and techniques of the artistic work of classic writers. Today, different artistic systems coexist at the same time, realism is developing in a complex interweaving with naturalism, modernism, sentimentalism, etc. All this makes up the general picture of modern Russian literature. Hence the understanding of the last decades of the 20th - beginning of the 21st centuries as a special period in the general development of Russian literature. Before you start talking about the modern literary process, you need to remember what the concept of “literary process” means. As we know, the literary process is a historical movement of national and world literature, which developed in complex relationships and interactions. Also, the literary process is the story of the accumulation of aesthetic and spiritual moral values. Today, there are several concepts of the modern literary process, which are very diverse and contradictory in content. Modern young writers and their work gain their circle of lovers and connoisseurs of Russian literature, which, at times, inspires with its number and scope. The author of the article focuses on the problem of the existence of realism, its place and role in modern Russian literature. For a more detailed analysis, the works of a young Russian writer, prose writer, critic and journalist - Alice Arkadyevna Ganieva are taken. The study revealed the main features of the image system in the work of this, still young, writer.