Translated by Richard Sheldon
Richard Sheldon has translated many of Viktor Shklovsky's books, four of which are available for purchase from Dalkey Archive Press. Formerly a postgraduate student at University of Michigan and currently an Emeritus Professor of Russian at Dartmouth, Sheldon has taught courses on Chekhov, Solzhenitsyn, Tolstoy, and Nabokov.
First published in 1923, Knight's Move is a collection of articles and short critical pieces that Viktor Shklovsky, no doubt the most original literary critic and theoretician of the twentieth century, wrote for the newspaper The Life of Art
A Sentimental Journey: Memoirs, 1917-1922
Viktor Shklovsky's A Sentimental Journey, which borrows its title from Laurence Sterne, describes the travels of a bewildered intellectual through Russia, Persia, the Ukraine, and the Caucasus during the period of the Russian Revolution. Valuable as a...
Zoo, or Letters Not about Love
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...