Nichiporov I.B. Igor Vishnevetsky’s “Leningrad” as an Experimental Long-Short Story about War
The article offers a comprehensive analysis of I. Vishnevetsky’s long-short story “Leningrad” (2010) as an original phenomenon of contemporary literature about the war. The author considers the character world, problems, composition of the work, its connections with the aesthetics of the Silver Age and the principles of ornamental prose. Special attention is paid to the image of the hero-artist, his ideas about art and the blockade of modernity.
the siege of Leningrad, the Silver Age, ornamental prose, psychology of creativity