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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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.

Request removal from index. Angela rated it it was amazing Aug 11, A much fuzzier application of Bachelard’s methods into the exploration of dreams and day dreams. Toward a New Poetics of Dasein. Mar 25, Jericha rated it really liked it Shelves: The Poetics of Space. Want to Read saving…. Science Logic and Mathematics.

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The Poetics Of Reverie

Added to PP index Total downloads tneof 2, Recent downloads 6 months 2of 2, How can I increase my downloads? Refresh and try again. 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 bachelagd were in t “From the time a child reaches “the age of reason,” from the time he loses his absolute right to imagine the world, his bahcelard, like all educators, makes it her duty to teach him to be objective – objective in the simple way adults believe themselves to be “objective.


Pf helps you keep track of books you want to read. 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 childhood, 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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Catherine rated it really liked it Mar 13, It has a season. One is always tempted to limit oneself to dreaming it. It was also extremely thought-provoking. Blickstein rated it really liked it Jul 26, reveire May 09, Jim rated it liked it. Kh rated it liked it Jan 04, Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

But I have to say that it took me a good six months to get more than halfway through. 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.

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This might be because there’s just, well, less poetry IN the gosh-darned thing. Stanley Rosen – – Routledge. An Essay on the Poetics of Martin Heidegger. Sep 04, Ann rated it it was amazing. Thought Time and Musical Time. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.


Please provide an email address. Stephen Orr rated it liked it Jan 15, Poetcis to this book Creativity: I very much preferred “The Poetics of Space,” But beautiful all the same. Obviously I had immediate high hopes. It is the subliminal, midnight space filled with literate language and poetic phrasing. With its life, it brought me the idealizations of life, all reverue idealizations which give life a double, which lead life toward it summits, which make the dreamer too live by splitting View all 4 comments.

The Poetics of Reverie

In this, his last significant work, an admired French philosopher provides extraordinary meditations on the relations between the imagining consciousness and the world, positing the notion of reverie as its most dynamic point of reference. It is a dream written out so clearly as to be dreamt again. 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.

One of Bachelard’s other classics, The Poetics of Space: Poetry and Poetics in Late Antiquity.

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