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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This I believe is formed by the massive market and reproduction system consolidated in the twentieth century. Austin Hays rated it it was amazing Jan 12, Georgina Merry rated it really liked it Oct 27, Marbled Intentions rated it liked it Oct 15, And so life is reckoned as nothing.

Viktor Borisovich Shklovsky or Shklovskii; Russian: Poetic speech is formed speech. His emphasis lies on the exploration of new literary techniques and devices in a work of art for its renewed perception and literariness. Aadhu rated it liked it May 01, He gives the example of holding a pen where we no longer have to cognitively think on how to do it, we just unconsciously do, this act of holding a pen now is very different to the first time we try to hold a pen, which we do at a very early age so we might not remember but it does remind me of the first time I tried using a chop stick and once you get enough practice it becomes natural to you.


Shklovsky explains that the technique of art is, the process of making objects different and difficult; and there is a connection; the more different the more difficult and object is, the more time you will spend perceiving it.

Art as a Technique by viktor Shklovsky

Published first published January 1st Sep 19, zeynab shk,ovsky it really liked it Shelves: He argued for the need to turn some Victor Shklovsky is perhaps best known for developing the concept of ostranenie or defamiliarization also translated as “estrangement” in literature.

Return to Book Page. He takes habitual perception as automatic as it automatizes sense perception. Shklovsky participated in the February Revolution of In each level, deviation for defamilarization is to be achieved to make the work really artistic.

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Art as Technique by Victor Shklovsky

In the Formalist vein, the miracle here is in the ride, not the destination. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Art as Technique by Victor Shklovsky 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 technique, thereby making the notion of defamiliarization as a central tenet of the Russian Formalism. He refutes the theory of the work of art as an art that exploits no more new devices and techniques; instead he put forward that if art uses the same device repeatedly it only gives a stale taste.


Saint Petersburg Imperial University. Art removes objects from the automatism of perception.

`Art as Technique` () Viktor Shklovsky

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Your email address will not be published. Can poetry work to defamiliarize us from our surroundings, preconceptions and knowledge of the world? By using this site, you agree to the Terms technuque Use and Privacy Policy. Viktor Borisovich Shklovsky [1] Russian: The artifact itself sa quite unimportant.

Second of all, the name isn’t hard to explain. Jul 23, Elias Vasilis Kontaxakis rated it liked it Shelves: Christy Thomas rated it it was amazing Nov 06, 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.

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Saint PetersburgRussian Empire. Jan 22, David Galloway rated aas really liked it Shelves: By “enstranging” objects and complicating form, the device of art makes perception long and “laborious.

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