Absract: The article deals with the process of studying the US literature in Russia of the 2000–2010s. The completion of the academic “History of the USA literature” combined the results of Soviet and post-Soviet American studies. This edition turned out to be an important landmark in the development of the Russian literary scholarship. In this context the detailed assessment of the main trends of the development of the Russian studies in American literature is crucially important. The monographs on the History of the USA literature and work of the prominent writers of 19 th  – the beginning of 21 st century, collections of articles, other publications show high level of the Russian literary studies. This survey touches upon some unsolved problems and the prospects for further research of the American literature.
Keywords: the US literature, Russian American studies, genre poetics, American Modernist and post- Modernist fiction, ethnic literature.
Pages: 47-59
Department: Materials and Notes
Author: Oleg E. Osovskiy
Information about the author: Doctor of Philological Sciences, Professor at the N.P. Ogarev Mordovia State University, 68 Bolshevistskaya Str., Saransk, 430005, Russia osovskiy_oleg@mail.ru

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