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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Be the first to discover new talent! Christopher Norris – – Cultural Values 2 1: A much fuzzier application bacheelard Bachelard’s methods into the exploration of dreams gastn day dreams. No eBook available Beacon Press Amazon.

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One of the pleasures for me of The Poetics of Space is all the wonderful little scraps of poetry floating around like rfverie butterflies throughout the text. Thus he distinguishes what is merely a phenomenon of relaxation from the kind of reverie which “poetry puts on the right track, the gawton of expanding consciousness”.


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One is always tempted to limit oneself to dreaming it. This is a touchstone for me.

But I have to say that it took me a good six months to get more than halfway through. Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. The Poetics of Space.

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Want to Read saving…. 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 To ask other readers questions about Poetisc Poetics of Reverieplease sign up. 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.


A beautiful philosophical pondering of the nature of reveries and dreams.

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I cannot say that his books can be paraphrased or summed up- for they evoke the mood of perfect reading. By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

The Quarrel Between Philosophy and Poetry: It is a dream written out so clearly as to be dreamt again.

Please provide an email address. Blickstein rated it really liked it Jul 26, The poehics of reverie Gaston Bachelard Snippet view – Gaston Bachelard Limited preview – Picart – – Human Studies 20 1: