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Shklovskiĭ, Viktor 1893-1984

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Theory of prose by Viktor Shklovskiĭ( Book )

136 editions published between 1925 and 2018 in 9 languages and held by 1,393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Viktor Shklovsky's 1925 book Theory of Prose might have become the most important work of literary criticism in the twentieth century had not two obstacles barred its way: the crackdown by the Soviet dictatorship on Shklovsky and other Russian Formalists in the 1930s, and the unavailability of an English translation. Now translated in its entirety for the first time, Theory of Prose not only anticipates structuralism and post-structuralism, but poses questions about the nature of fiction that are as provocative today as they were in the 1920s. Arguing that writers structure their material according to artistic principles rather than from attempts to imitate "reality," Shklovsky uses Cervantes, Tolstoi, Sterne, Dickens, Bely, and Rozanov to give us a new way of thinking about fiction and, in his most impassioned moments, about the world. Benjamin Sher's lucid translation will allow Shklovsky's Theory of Prose to fulfill its destiny as a major theoretical work of the twentieth century." from back cover
A hunt for optimism by Viktor Shklovskiĭ( )

14 editions published between 1931 and 2013 in Russian and English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book circles obsessively around a single scene of interrogation in which a writer is subjected to a show trial for his unorthodoxy. Using multiple perspectives, fragments, and aphorisms, and bearing the vulnerability of both the Russian Jewry and the anti-Bolshevik intelligentsia-who had unwittingly become the enemies of the people. This book satirizes Soviet censorship and the ineptitude of Soviet leaders with acerbic panache
Mayakovsky and his circle by Viktor Shklovskiĭ( Book )

42 editions published between 1940 and 1974 in 5 languages and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zoo; or, Letters not about love by Viktor Shklovskiĭ( Book )

16 editions published between 1923 and 2012 in English and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"While living in exile in Berlin, Viktor Shklovsky fell in love with Elsa Triolet (the "Alya" of this novel). Shklovsky was in the habit of sending Elsa several letters a day, a situation she accepted under one condition: he was forbidden to write about love. Zoo, or Letters Not about Love is an epistolary novel born of this constraint, and although the brilliant and playful letters contained here cover everything from observations about contemporary German and Russian life to theories of art and literature, nonetheless every one of them is indirectly dedicated to the one topic they are all required to avoid: their author's own unrequited love."--Jacket
Bowstring : on the dissimilarity of the similar by Viktor Shklovskiĭ( )

6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Lev Tolstoy by Viktor Shklovskiĭ( Book )

44 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Third factory by Viktor Shklovskiĭ( Book )

33 editions published between 1926 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Like many of Shklovsky's works, Third Factory cannot be neatly classified. In part it is a memoir of the three "Factories" that influenced his development as a human being and as a writer, yet the events depicted within the book are fictionalized and conveyed with the poetic verve and playfulness of form that have made Shklovsky a major figure in twentieth-century world literature. In addition to its fictional and biographical elements, Third Factory includes anecdotes, rants, social satire, literary theory, and anything else that Shklovsky, with an artist's unerring confidence, chooses to include. - Barnes & Noble
Energy of delusion : a book on plot by Viktor Shklovskiĭ( Book )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Energy of Delusion is a seminal work by one of the leading figures of Russian Formalism. Started in 1969 and completed in 1981 (when Viktor Shklovsky was 88), it mixes biography with literary theory in an expansive study of the novel form, encompassing the works of Tolstoy, Boccaccio, Cervantes, Pushkin, Chekhov, Dostoyevski, Sterne, Twain, and many others."--Jacket
The Hamburg score by Viktor Shklovskiĭ( Book )

29 editions published between 1928 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Hamburg Score (Gamburgsky schyot) is 'a very important concept,' wrote Viktor Shklovsky, the famous Russian literary critic and founder of Russian formalism, in 1928. All wrestlers cheat in performance and allow themselves to lose a fight at the behest of the organizers. But once a year wrestlers gather in Hamburg and fight in private among themselves. It is a long, hard, ugly competition. But this is the only way that they can reveal their real class. It is in this way that Shklovsky has the leading literary come to a reckoning of their real worth. This collection of essays and memoirs published in 1928 represents one of the last of the great critic's works to be translated into English and will be a treasure for both Shklovsky scholars and lovers of literature alike."
Materʹi︠a︡l i stilʹ v romane Lʹva Tolstogo "Voĭna i mir." by Viktor Shklovskiĭ( Book )

24 editions published between 1928 and 1978 in 4 languages and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ėĭzenshteĭn by Viktor Shklovskiĭ( Book )

27 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literature and cinematography by Viktor Shklovskiĭ( Book )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this essay, a leading figure of the Russian Formalist movement of the 1910s and 1920s enunciates the function of the arts: what they are and, more importantly, what they are not. His views of the other arts lead him into speculations about cinematography, which was just emerging at the time of writing, 1923
Knight's move by Viktor Shklovskiĭ( Book )

6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Povesti o proze : razmyshlenii︠a︡ i razbory by Viktor Shklovskiĭ( Book )

3 editions published in 1966 in Russian and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ocherki po poėtike Pushkina by B. V Tomashevskiĭ( Book )

6 editions published between 1923 and 1969 in Russian and Slavic and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Za i protiv : zametki o Dostoevskom by Viktor Shklovskiĭ( Book )

15 editions published between 1957 and 1980 in Russian and Undetermined and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Viktor Shklovsky : a reader by Viktor Shklovskiĭ( Book )

8 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Viktor Shklovsky (1893-1984) was both patriarch and enfant terrible of Formalism, a literary and film scholar, a fiction writer and the protagonist of other people's novels, instructor of an armored division and professor at the Art History Institute, revolutionary and counterrevolutionary. His work was deeply informed by his long and eventful life. He wrote for over seventy years, both as a very young man in the wake of the Russian revolution and as a ninety-year old, never tiring of analyzing the workings of literature. Viktor Shklovsky: A Reader is the first book that collects crucial writings from across Shklovsky's career, serving as an entry point for first-time readers. It presents new translations of key texts, interspersed with excerpts from memoirs and letters, as well as important work that has not appeared in English before
Tetiva : o neskhodstve skhodnogo by Viktor Shklovskiĭ( Book )

5 editions published in 1970 in Russian and Undetermined and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lettura del Decameron. Das romanzo d'avventura al romanzo di carattere by Viktor Shklovskiĭ( Book )

15 editions published in 1969 in Italian and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bed and sofa = Tretʹi︠a︡ meshchanskai︠a︡ by Abram Matveevich Room( Visual )

23 editions published between 1927 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bed and sofa is the story of a love triangle between a woman and two men living together in a one-room basement apartment in 1927 Moscow. When Liuda becomes pregnant and no one knows which husband is the father, she must determine her own future. With an involving plot, comic invention, pathos, naturalistic performances, and highly-charged use of space and objects, director Abram Room illuminates the lives of the characters but without offering a simplistic resolution. Instead he successfully uses their personal stories to probe complex issues of lingering patriarchy and female self-sufficiency in the new Society
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Theory of prose
Zoo; or, Letters not about loveBowstring : on the dissimilarity of the similarThird factoryEnergy of delusion : a book on plotLiterature and cinematographyKnight's moveA sentimental journey; memoirs, 1917-1922
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Виктор Борисович Шкловски

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ויקטור שקלובסקי

ויקטור שקלובסקי סופר רוסי

שקלאווסקי, וויקטאר, 1893-1984

فيكتور بوريسوفيتش شكلوفسكي

فيكتور بوريسوفيتش شكلوفسكي كاتب روسي

ویکتور شکلوفسکی

ਵਿਕਟਰ ਸ਼ਕਲੋਵਸਕੀ

쉬클롭스키, 빅토르 1893-1984


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