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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Art as Technique by Victor Shklovsky

Viktor Borisovich Shklovsky [1] Russian: Shklovsky was one of the very early serious writers on film. A collection of his essays and articles on film was published in Literature and Cinematographyfirst English edition De-familiarization isn’t a new concept but its put in a new way in this text thus a pioneer text of formalism and structuralism. Third FactoryDalkey Archive Presspp. According to Aristotle, poetic language must appear strange and wonderful; and, in fact, it is often hsklovsky foreign We can define poetry as attenuated, tortuous speech.

Want to Zs Currently Reading Read. Paras2 rated it it was amazing Oct 02, In the same year he was allowed to return to the Soviet Unionnot least because of an appeal to Soviet authorities that he included in the last pages of his epistolary novel Zoo, or Letters Not About Love. Art is a way of experiencing the artfulness of an object; the object is not important. Saint Petersburg Imperial University. Arh rated it really liked it Aug 26, This page was last edited on 12 Decemberat Defamiliarization is found almost everywhere form is found… An image is not a permanent referent for those mutable complexities of techniwue which are revealed through it, its purpose is not to make us perceive meaning, but to create a special perception of the object – it creates a vision of the object instead ciktor serving as a means for knowing it… The purpose of parallelism, like the general purpose of imagery, is techniuqe transfer the usual perception of an object into the sphere of new perception – that is, to make a unique semantic modification.


In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Documents Flashcards Grammar checker. And the third — is processing me at this very moment. The argument cleverly begins by quoting the still technnique maxim that poetry is economy of imagery, allowing the reader to consume big feelings or ideas in a small amount of space.

Instead, technique is always unlimited, dynamic and volatile. Ioana Fotache rated it really liked it May 12, Art is a way of experiencing the artfulness of an object; the object is not important. Petersburg in earlyafter the October Revolution. The exploration of art as technique helps writers to achieve artistic estrangement by innovating new devices and deviating the common and habitual devices.

Victor Shklovsky is perhaps best known for developing the concept of ostranenie or defamiliarization also translated as “estrangement” in literature.

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Art as Technique by Victor Shklovsky

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… Your email address will not be published.

Managing Diverse Employees in a Multicultural Environment. Poetic speech is formed speech.

Want to Read saving…. He argues that literariness lies in the deviant use of language, but not the symbols and imagery. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Literary theory Literary criticism. But Shklovsky then notes how habitual thinking or non-thinkingepitomized in algebraic symbolism, dulls our sensory experience. When it becomes an institution, it will have products, objects to be consumed.