Anatomy of A Short Story

Anatomy of A Short Story

Nabokov's Puzzles, Codes, Signs and Symbols

eBook - 2012
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Since its first publication in 1948, one of Vladimir Nabokovs shortest short stories, Signs and Symbols, has generated perhaps more interpretations and critical appraisal than any other that he wrote. It has been called one of the greatest short stories ever written and a triumph of economy and force, minute realism and shimmering mystery (Brian Boyd, Vladimir Nabokov: The American Years). Part and parcel of a classical short fiction genre, Nabokovs Signs and Symbolsone of his last experiments in short prosestrikes with lexical density and contains a surprising structural element: what the wri.
Publisher: London : Continuum International Publishing, 2012
ISBN: 9781441186287
Characteristics: 1 online resource (431 pages)
Additional Contributors: Banville, John


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