The literary life and literary trends and new directions in Russia in the first quarter of the 20th century. Critical and social Realism, Symbolism, Akmeism, Futurism and Imagenism and their main representatives in poetry, prose and drama. The poetry of A. Block, V. Mayakovsky, S. Yesenin, V. Khlebnikov and other prominent poets. The the work of the prose authors: M. Gorky, Bunin, A. Serafimovich, A. Kuprin, A. Bely and others
Russian Soviet literature in the second quarter of the 20th century. The development of poetry, prose and drama in this period by processing the work of writers as: A. Akhmatova, M. Tsvetaeva, poetry of poets “oberuits” and “constructivists”, Tvardovsky’s poetry and works of war and post-war generation. Works of Gorky, prose writers of the ‘Serapion Brothers’, literary prose writers outside groups (B. Pilnyak, L. Leone and I. Babel, Y. Olesha, M. Bulgakov) and others finishing with M. Sholohov.