Art as a Technique by viktor Shklovsky. Shklovsky brings out that there comes a point were perceptions become habitual thus becoming. Victor Shklovosky, a founder of the OPAYAZ group in Russia, occupies a significant position in Russian Formalism by introducing his literary concept of art as. Formalism texts – “Art as Technique” by Viktor Shklovsky ().

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So as art becomes an institution, or better said, something proposed as art makes it into a museum, there is exclusion.

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Tcehnique various ideologies intermingle to make up a strangely disturbing whole. Eva Lucia rated it liked it Dec 01, The technique for him is not automatic and static. Subsequently, the Russian Provisional Government sent him as an assistant Commissar to the Southwestern Front where he was wounded and got an award for bravery.

Victor Shklovsky is perhaps best known for developing shkloovsky concept of ostranenie or defamiliarization also translated xhklovsky “estrangement” in literature. In this sense, the work of art is an artistic use of language where in we can invent newer and newer literary devices to create defamiliarization in literary devices to create defmilarization in literature so that the result in literary work is the experience of new satisfactions and perspectives.

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Viktor Borisovich Shklovsky or Shklovskii; Russian: But poetic trends renews our sense perception through defamiliarization by virtue of their constructed quality. Shklovsky provides several examples from the work of Tolstoy and I believe he proves his point of contention quite well.

In each level, deviation for defamilarization is to be achieved to make the work really artistic. I can do what only a true artist can do–pounce upon the forgotten butterfly of a revelation, wean myself abruptly from the habit of things… Petersburg in earlyafter the October Revolution.

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Ioana Fotache rated it really liked it May 12, Can poetry work to defamiliarize us from our surroundings, preconceptions and knowledge of the world? Art as Technique by Victor Shklovsky Victor Shklovosky, a founder of the OPAYAZ group sshklovsky Russia, occupies a significant position in Russian Formalism by introducing his literary concept of art as technique, thereby making the notion of defamiliarization as a central tenet of the Russian Formalism.

Shklovsky was born in St.

Viktor Shklovsky

An excellent essay that centers on the technique of defamiliarization, how artists make everyday things feel new again. Here he refers to things we do in everyday life and that are repetitive.


Preview — Art as Technique by Victor Shklovsky. Saint Petersburg Imperial University.

Beginning in the s and well into the s Shklovsky worked as a screenwriter on numerous Soviet films see Select Filmography belowa part of his life and work that, thus far, has seen very limited attention. Slides – Activity 3. Miriam rated it liked it Dec 16, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. There are ws forms that are left out. Prose is ordinary speech – economical, easy, proper, the goddess of prose [dea prosae] is a goddess of the accurate, facile type, of the “direct” expression of a child.

`Art as Technique` (1917) Viktor Shklovsky

However, inhe had to go into hiding once again, as he was threatened with arrest and possible execution for his former political activities, and he fled via Finland to Germany.

Shklovsky was one of the very early serious writers shklovsoy film. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Zeynep Kirazoglu rated it it was ok Jun 03, Have read before but now am able to appreciate it as a work of Art in itself.