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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Gaston Bachelard was a French philosopher who rose to some of the most prestigious positions in the French academy. David Macauley – – Environment, Space, Place 1 2: 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.

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The Poetics of Reverie

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. Privacy Policy Terms and Conditions. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I love Bachelard’s writing and ideas so much.

Catherine rated it really liked it Mar 13, However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. You may send this item to up to five recipients. The latter, which sits in front of me as I type this, has a pale aquamarine cover. His most important work is on poetics and on the philosophy of science. Sweta Prajapati – – Paramamitra Prakashan. The Poetics of Space. Reverie is daydream and it is also the daydreaming itself.

It is also the lucid dream. There was a problem adding your email address. 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. English View all editions and formats. Stanley Rosen – – Routledge.


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And their language—arcane, British-sounding—was prim, often close to rhyming. Imagine my delight, then, to see he’d written a book called The Poetics of Reverie! Jul 22, Michela Derry rated it really liked it.

Refresh and try again. Beacon paperbacks Would you also like to submit a review for this item? 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 bachlard many ways an exploration and evocation of the kind of spaces Bachelard examines.

In “Poetics of Reverie “he considers the absolute origins of that imagery: The Poetics of Reverie.