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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He is one of the major figures associated with Russian formalism.

Viktor Shklovsky

Open Preview See a Problem? Views Read Edit View history. Art is a way of experiencing the shklovsk of an object; the object is not important. Maria rated it really liked it Aug 26, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Art is a means of experiencing the process of creativity.

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Literary theory Literary criticism. And so, in order to return sensation to our limbs, in order to make us feel objects, to make a stone feel stony, man has been given the tool of art.

Sep 19, zeynab rated it really liked it Shelves: Jan 22, David Galloway rated it really liked it Shelves: His emphasis lies on the exploration of new literary techniques and devices in a work of art for its renewed perception and literariness.

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. Habitualization devours work, clothes, furniture, one’s wife, and the fear of war. Georgina Merry rated it really liked it Oct 27, Tara rated it it was amazing Oct 19, However, inhe had to go into hiding once again, shklogsky he was threatened with arrest and possible execution for his former political activities, techniwue he fled via Finland to Germany.


Jul 23, Elias Vasilis Kontaxakis rated it liked viktod Shelves: Saint Petersburg Imperial University. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.

`Art as Technique` (1917) Viktor Shklovsky

Techjique argues that literariness lies in the deviant use of language, but not the symbols and imagery. Kibkib rated it it was amazing Aug 23, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Shklovsky returned to St. The artifact itself is quite unimportant. So as art becomes an institution, or better said, something proposed as art makes it into a museum, there is exclusion.

Here various ideologies intermingle to make up a strangely disturbing whole.

His two brothers were executed by the Soviet regime one inthe other in and his sister died from hunger in St. Naomi rated it really liked it Jan 28, Here he refers to things we do in everyday life and that are repetitive. May 22, Basila Hasnain rated it really liked it.

The example I found most appealing was Kholstomer story telling from the perception of a horse. Shklovsky participated in the February Revolution of They offer new, unique ways of looking at things.

It allows us to glide unquestioningly over axioms. 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.


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. The exploration of art as technique helps writers to achieve artistic estrangement by innovating new devices and deviating the common and habitual devices.

Shhklovsky is where I really think that art is more than just causing a person to ponder in its perception, I think that the idea that art is something out of the ordinary unconscious life is true, there has to be a distinction between every day mundane things and art.

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Art as Technique by Victor Shklovsky

Inductive, Concise and ofcourse Unique. Shklovosky reminds the writers must envision a work of art as technique. Shklovsky’s work pushes Russian Formalism towards understanding literary activity as integral parts of social practice, an idea that becomes important in the work of Mikhail Bakhtin and Russian and Prague School scholars of semiotics.

Anna Stankova rated it it was amazing Mar 24, The Yugoslav scholar Mihajlo Mihajlov visited Shklovsky in and wrote: