The Journal "The Problems of Historical Poetics" aims at publishing new researches in the area of comparative historical studies of poetics. The Journal offers new interpretations of the works of Russian and World literature based on original ideas and concepts. Each issue has an issue-related name (book title). Among the best-known issues there is «The Gospel text in Russian literature of the 18th—20th centuries: quote, reminiscence, motive, plot, genre», where a particular research trend – ethnopoetics – was formed. Ethnopoetics makes it possible to discover national features of Russian philology through the categories of poetics. The authors of the articles offer new interpretations of the Russian classics, a new concept of Russian Literature as Christian one.