A Victor Shklovsky Defamiliarization Gesture: The Bust of Caesar Set Alongside the Bust of a Woman

 

 

The Caesar bust is at the Huntington Library in California; the female bust is by Renoir.

About Santi Tafarella

I teach writing and literature at Antelope Valley College in California.
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2 Responses to A Victor Shklovsky Defamiliarization Gesture: The Bust of Caesar Set Alongside the Bust of a Woman

  1. It would be even better if a museum where to host an exhibit setting side by side resemblances in busts among disparate peoples from any age, from any where.

  2. santitafarella says:

    Matthew:
    Sounds like an interesting “defamiliarizing” idea.

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