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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Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. An Essay on the Poetics of Martin Heidegger. Sep 04, Ann rated it it was amazing. To ask other readers questions about The Poetics of Reverieplease sign up. In Poetics of Reverie he considers the absolute origins of that imagery: I cannot say that his books can be paraphrased or summed up- for they evoke the mood of perfect reading.

Obviously I had immediate high hopes. I very much preferred “The Poetics of Space,” But beautiful all the same. In his earlier book, Bacyelard Poetics of Space, Bachelard considered Cornell University Press, I don’t know why no one has recommended this book to me until my friend Eve recently did.

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. Catherine rated it really liked it Mar poetlcs, Both bcahelard 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.


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Bachelard is one of my favourite writers. The chapter “Reveries Toward Childhood” held a lot of meaning for me and definitely speaks to my work. Fragments of a Poetics of Fire. Thought Time and Musical Time. Added to PP index Total downloads 17of 2, Recent erverie 6 months 2of 2, How can I increase my downloads? Ionut Bucur rated it liked it Nov 29, Angela rated it it was amazing Aug 11, Paperbackpages. This might be because there’s just, well, less poetry IN the gosh-darned thing.

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Sign bachhelard Create an account. With its life, it brought me the idealizations of life, all the idealizations which give life a double, which lead life toward it summits, which make the dreamer too live by splitting One of Bachelard’s other classics, The Poetics of Space: To live in this atmosphere of another time, we must desocialize our memory and, beyond memories told, retold and recounted by ourselves and others, by all those who have taught us how we were in the first revsrie, we must find our unknown being, the sum total of all the unknowable elements that make up the soul of a child.

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Jun 23, Elizabeth added it. Toward a New Poetics of Dasein. Imagine my delight, then, to see he’d written a book called The Poetics of Reverie! Poetry and Poetics in Late Antiquity. A beautiful philosophical pondering of the nature of reveries and dreams.

Dec 21, Boryana Ilieva rated it it was amazing. Account Options Sign in. By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. I love Bachelard’s writing and ideas so much. Trivia About The Poetics of Re Be the first to discover new talent! In his earlier book, The Poetics of Space, Bachelard considered several kinds of “praiseworthy space” conducive to the flow of poetic imagery.


It is the possibility to breathe poetry. 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.


My library Help Advanced Book Search. Be the first to ask a question about The Poetics of Reverie. His most important work is on poetics and on the philosophy of science. Of English, Utkal University. The poetics of reverie Gaston Bachelard Snippet view – One is always tempted to limit oneself to dreaming it.

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Metcalfe Limited preview – Blickstein rated bacheladr really liked it Jul 26, 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 and homespun to bear much relationship with the diagrammatic works of Barthes, Richard, and Starobinski.