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The Poetics of Reverie: Childhood, Language, and the Cosmos [Gaston Bachelard] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In this, his last . In Poetics of Reverie he considers the absolute origins of that imagery: language, sexuality, childhood, the Cartesian ego, and the universe. Although Bachelard, who died at the age of seventy-nine in , is considered the father of the French new critics, his work is both too bizarre and homespun to .

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I felt like this book was very useful to me as an artist in that it encourages great respect for the imagination. Quotes from The Poetics of Re In his earlier book, The Poetics of Space, Bachelard considered several kinds of “praiseworthy space” conducive to the flow of poetic imagery.

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Stanley Rosen – – Routledge. Aesthetics Poetry in Aesthetics categorize this paper. Books by Gaston Bachelard.

It has a season. Beacon Press- Philosophy – pages. There’s a lot more of that in the second half of Poetics of Reverie, though, and once I finally got there I did enjoy the book a reverir deal more.


Picart – – Human Studies 20 1: Kh rated it liked it Jan 04, He also has a few of those oh-god-why-didn’t-I-write-that lines in there about the experience of reading, which I absolutely love for example, “Writing a book is a hard job.

Andreea D rated it it was amazing Oct 05, It is the subliminal, midnight space filled with literate language and poetic phrasing.

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Gaston Bachelard was a French philosopher who rose to some of the most prestigious positions in the French academy. Catherine rated it really liked it Mar 13, Paperbackpages. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I love Bachelard’s writing and ideas so much.

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It is the possibility to bacnelard poetry. Jessica Wiskus – – Angelaki 11 2: The chapter “Reveries Toward Childhood” held a lot of meaning for me and definitely speaks to my work. Studies in Ancient Thought.

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Angela rated it it was amazing Aug 11, Added to PP index Total downloads 17of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 2of 2, How can I increase my downloads? It was also extremely thought-provoking. A professor of the natural sciences and philosophy, Bachelard incorporated these disciplines in his meditations on literature, where the four elements, earth, water, fire, and air, are gasto as embodying the creative temperament as well as the basic forms of life: So much so, bachelar fact, that I took it as a kind of guidebook for my thesis work in college, an installation entitled “The Room That Resembled a Reverie,” which was in many ways an exploration and evocation of the kind of spaces Bachelard examines.


Sep 04, Ann rated it it was amazing. I very much preferred “The Poetics of Space,” But beautiful all the same. Approaching the psychology of wonder from the phenomenological viewpoint, Bachelard demonstrates the aurgentative potential of all that awareness.

Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. Both of them are well worth reading for anyone who loves a gaton moment of evocative sensory delight — and if that isn’t you, perhaps this book will help teach you how to find the pleasure of one. Psicanalisi dell’aria, anche se la psicanalisi non c’entra un tubo! Science Logic and Mathematics.