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Genre reduction in contemporary prose (on the example of L. Devis’s fiction)

Journal: Studia Humanitatis (Vol.2014, No. 4)

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Page : 17-17

Keywords : short story; reduction; minimization; paroemia; essay; experiment; miniature; folklore;

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This article examines such phenomenon of modern mini-genres as reduction that particularly appears in short stories. This article presents current understanding of a short story as a genre, as well as its evolution from the historical-literary point of view. It also analyses L. Davis’s short stories in comparison with other genres of flash fiction.

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