Corpus ID: 171510225

Anti-contos: de Diderot a Sena

  title={Anti-contos: de Diderot a Sena},
  author={D. Fernandes},
Analysis on how the means used by two texts (“Very short story”, by Jorge de Sena, and “This is not a story”, by Denis Diderot) explore the subversion of different principles regarding the short story, using not only their most firmly established elements but also the reader’s expectations, eluding them in a more or less deliberate way. Sena’s short story begins – and ends – with a (self)reflection about the concept of brevity in a short story and its implications in the very act of… Expand