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` (1917) Viktor Shklovsky

His emphasis lies on the exploration of new literary techniques and devices in a work of art for its renewed perception fiktor literariness. Art removes objects from the automatism of perception.

In his book Third Factory Shklovsky reflects on his work in film, writing: Want to Read saving…. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Shklovsky is perhaps best known for developing the concept of ostranenie or defamiliarization also translated as “estrangement” in literature.

`Art as Technique` () Viktor Shklovsky

Jul 23, Elias Vasilis Kontaxakis rated it liked it Shelves: Return to Book Page. This I believe is formed by the massive market and reproduction system consolidated in the twentieth century. Maria rated it really liked it Aug 26, Shklovsky was one of the very early serious writers on film. 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.


Art as Technique by Victor Shklovsky. In addition to literary criticism and biographies about such authors as Laurence SterneMaxim GorkyLeo Tolstoyand Vladimir Mayakovskyhe techniqie a number of semi-autobiographical works disguised as fiction, which also served as experiments in his developing theories of literature.

His emphasis lies on the exploration of new literary techniques and devices in a work of art for its renewed perception and literariness.

Kostas Lopsaitis rated it liked it Dec 30, But poetic trends renews our sense perception through defamiliarization by virtue of their constructed quality.

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Austin Hays rated it it was amazing Jan 12, Here he refers to things we do in everyday life and that are repetitive. Trivia About Art as Technique. He rejects Potebnya, who emphasizes on the use of imagery in every literary art techniqu symbols and images are in the fundamental defining elements of poetry. Books by Victor Shklovsky.


A collection of his essays and articles on film was published in Literature and Cinematographyfirst English edition 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. Preview — Art as Technique by Victor Shklovsky. Shklovsky participated in the February Revolution of Sep 19, zeynab rated it really liked it Shelves: Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.

I think that the definition of art has to be concise and selective if not almost everything could go under the term art. Georgina Merry rated it really liked it Oct 27, He also brings out that that these types of acts are done unconscious.

Kristina Polidano rated it really liked it May 02, I do not consider myself a true artist, save in one matter: He gives the example of Tolstoy and the idea of flogging.