The specifics of the genre of the story in the works of V. Nabokov
Keywords:creative laboratory, original model, form artist, literary game technique, allusion, hoax,mirroring.
The article examines the methods of V.V. Nabokov's literary game and the mechanisms of their formation, organizing the linguistic, figurative and plot-motive world of his metatexts; the nature of V.V. Nabokov's literary game as a way of demonstrating creative freedom and exclusivity of his work.