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Shlovsky is perhaps best known for his ideas about ostranenie usually translated as defamiliarization or "making strange" as a principle of art. See this essay by Shlovsky and this piece in The Nation.
Yep! Wow! I forgot about the defamiliarization thing. I don't think I've ever read his own essay on it. And the Nation piece does a great job of explaining things about Shklovsky. And then there's the Lawrence Stern Connection. All very nice! Thank you so much!