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A good example would Beilinson's paper "Coherent sheaves on $\mathbb{P}^n$ and problems of linear algebra.algebra." It's probably not quite as earth-shaking as Milnor's paper, but it's also only slightly more than 1 page long.
A good example would Beilinson's paper "Coherent sheaves on $\mathbb{P}^n$ and problems of linear algebra." It's probably not quite as earth-shaking as Milnor's paper, but it's also only slightly more than 1 page long.