Third Factory Pa

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  • Edition: 00
  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 2002-10-17
  • Publisher: JOHN MUIR

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New Preface by Lyn Hejinian, Introduction and,Translation by Richard Sheldon,In part a memoir of the three 'Factories' that,influenced Shklovsky's development as a human,being and as a writer, the events dipicted within,this book are fictionalised and conveyed with the,poetic verve and playfulness of form that have,made Shklovsky a major figure in 20th-century,world literature. First published in a limited,edition in 1977 and now available in paperback,for the first time, THIRD FACTORY is written with,an unerring artist's confidence.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Viktor Shklovsky and the Device of Ostensible Surrenderp. vii
I Continuep. 3
First Factory
About a Red Elephantp. 7
I Write about How Objective Reality Determines Consciousness, While the Conscience Remains in Disarrayp. 7
Third Factoryp. 8
The Childhood of a Writer Who Eventually Learned to Be Succinctp. 9
The Dachap. 11
A Multifarious Gymnasiump. 12
Graduation Timep. 15
The Debt I Owe My Teacherp. 16
I Write about Kissesp. 17
More about the First Factoryp. 18
Second Factory
The Summer after Gymnasiump. 23
The Voice of a Semiprocessed Commodityp. 24
I Dog Paddlep. 26
Sherwoodp. 27
Science and Democracyp. 28
Doctor Nikolai Ivanovich Kulbinp. 29
Baudouin de Courtenay, Blok, Yakubinskyp. 30
There Was No Room for a Cannon Shot in the Valley of the Vistulap. 32
Warp. 32
7 Zhukovsky Streetp. 33
O.M.B.p. 34
Brik Remained in Absentiap. 36
Evenings at the Briksp. 38
To Roman Jakobson, Translator in Residence for the Soviet Embassy in Czechoslovakiap. 39
About the Second Factoryp. 42
Third Factory
My Native Landp. 45
The Time Went Its Own Wayp. 47
About the Freedom of Artp. 49
A Case Ineptly Pleaded by Mep. 54
Spring and a Bit of Summerp. 55
What They Are Making Out of Mep. 57
An Experience That I Hadp. 58
Letter to Tynyanovp. 60
Letter to Boris Eikhenbaump. 62
Letter to Lev Yakubinskyp. 63
Envy Bayp. 65
The Airplane Flew like a Wounded Beetlep. 76
Voronezh District and Platonovp. 77
Cheap Motorsp. 79
Subsequentlyp. 80
The Fields of Other Districtsp. 81
A Second Childhoodp. 82
The Third Factoryp. 84
Afterwordp. 86
Afterwordp. 101
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