Magliy A.D. Non-historical novel of the XXI century
The article deals with the phenomenon of non-historical method (antihistorical method) which has emerged in the literature at the beginning of the XXI century. The possibility of replenishment of literary thesaurus by new term ‘non-historical novel’ which modern authors define the genre of their texts is questioned.The main characteristics of non-historical (anti-historical) prose which distinguishes it from historical fiction,from such things as historical fiction, historical fantasy, new historicism and historicism in general are identified in the analysis.
Special author’s position and particular conception of time, as well as the scale of universalismare the main distinctive features of non-historical prose.
In summary, the conclusions about the place of this trend in modern prose and modern literary processas a wholeare drawn in the article.
non-historical novel, historical fiction, historical time, history of salvation, the timelessness, eternity, genre, a novel about the artist,a novel of creative self-consciousness