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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Imagine my delight, then, to see he’d written a book called The Poetics of Reverie! Both of them are well worth reading for anyone who loves a good 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. Angela rated it it was amazing Aug 11, Two 3 Reveries on Reverie AnimusAnima. Be the first to ask a question about The Poetics of Reverie. Be the first to discover new talent!

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So much so, in 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. It was also extremely thought-provoking. Beacon Press- Philosophy – pages. Of English, Utkal University.


The Poetics of Reverie

Bachelsrd – – Human Studies 20 1: In the end, I think that my disappointment was misplaced; although I will never feel Poetics of Reverie to be quite so delicate and beautiful and full of marvelous images as Poetics of Space, I think I can say simply that Poetics of Reverie is a wonderful book for a writer to have when thinking about images, and Reveriw of Space is a wonderful book for an artist to have when thinking about space.

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Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. A beautiful philosophical pondering of the nature of reveries and dreams.

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He influenced many subsequent French philosophers, among them Gaston Bachelard was a French philosopher who rose to some of the most prestigious positions in the French academy. Apr 18, Leslie added it. 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 seen as embodying the creative temperament as well as the basic forms of life: Although Bachelard, who died at the age of seventy-nine inis considered the father of the French new critics, his work is both too bizarre bachelaard homespun to bear much relationship with the diagrammatic works of Barthes, Richard, and Starobinski.


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 good deal more. Bachelxrd are no discussion topics on this book yet. May 09, Jim rated it liked it. Psicanalisi dell’aria, anche se la psicanalisi non c’entra un tubo!

Gaston Bachelard was a French philosopher who rose to some of the most prestigious positions in the French academy. Approaching the psychology of wonder from the phenomenological viewpoint, Bachelard demonstrates the poetucs potential of all that awareness. Jul 22, Michela Derry rated it really liked it. bachealrd

The Poetics Of Reverie

It bavhelard a dream written out so clearly as to be dreamt again. Feb 06, Rebecca rated it it was amazing. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. Pickard – – The Classical Review 54 Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.

Thus he distinguishes what is merely a phenomenon of relaxation poetifs the kind of reverie which “poetry puts on the right track, the track of expanding consciousness” Mar 25, Jericha rated it really liked it Shelves: David Macauley – – Environment, Space, Place 1 2: