In this, his last significant work, an admired French philosopher provides extraordinary meditations on the relations between the imagining consciousness. . 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. Obviously I had immediate high hopes.

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The latter, which sits in front of me as I type this, has a pale aquamarine poetivs. Reverie, for Bachelard, is both a place a noun and an action a verb.

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Jun 23, Elizabeth added it. One of the pleasures for me of The Poetics of Space is all the wonderful little scraps of poetry floating around like misplaced butterflies throughout the text. Paperbackpages. Notify me of new posts by email. Similar Items Related Subjects: Open Preview See a Problem? Dunya Dianne McPherson rated it liked it Jul 04, Kh rated it liked it Jan 04, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


The best way to read Bachelard is to read Bachelard slowly, preferably in deep afternoon, outside, under some enormous tree, with a turquoise bowl of ice cream in hand.

Google Books no proxy Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy. 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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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. To follow them is to risk losing yourself in depthless reverie. podtics

It is the pen which dreams. The chapter “Reveries Toward Childhood” held a lot of meaning for me and definitely speaks to my work. Added to PP index Total downloads 17of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 2of 2, How can I increase my downloads?

What revefie we find? 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: An Essay on reverir Poetics of Martin Heidegger. Allow this favorite library to be seen by others Keep this favorite library private.


Dilip Naik – – Post Graduate Dept. One of Bachelard’s other classics, The Poetics of Space: As John Weightman has noted, “”Bachelard’s attraction is that he proposes an optimistic hygiene, which seems to be within everyone’s scope, and is directly concerned with the intangibles of aesthetic experience,”” so that while his works are a series of phenomenological investigations “”to vibrate phenomenologically”” is his goalamid all the subtle disquisitions on cosmological and metaphysical themes he stresses “”all those sensations of depth, shape, movement, texture, color, etc.

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Find it on Scholar. Bachelard is one of my favourite writers. He is impossible to read quickly, and almost impossible to understand without a serious background in mid-century French philosophy—and, yet, here I am, continuing to read him, year after year, with such fondness and tenderness, and only a vague understanding of mid-century French philosophy.

Fragments of a Poetics of Reberie. May 09, Jim rated it liked it.