Literary community in contemporary Russian city (the case of Rostov-Don)
Dr. Sci. (Philos.), Chief researcher, Federal Research Center the Southern Scientific Center, Russian Academy of Sciences, Rostov-on-Don, Russia SS7707@mail.ru
Analyzed are the structure and characteristics of the literary community of Rostov-on-Don. The author comes to the conclusion about the quantitative growth of the urban literary community with a parallel erosion of the criteria of its vertical stratification. Growing coincidence of many “writing” persons and local reading audience is stated.