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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Dec 17, Dorianne Laux rated it it was poetkcs. 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 in many ways an exploration and evocation of the kind of spaces Bachelard examines.

Dilip Naik – – Post Graduate Dept. In Poetics of Reverie he considers the absolute origins of that imagery: Cornell University Press, Sep 04, Ann rated it it was amazing.

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 t “From the time a child reaches “the age of reason,” from the time he loses his absolute right to imagine the world, his mother, like all educators, makes it her duty to teach him to be objective – objective in the simple way adults believe themselves to be “objective.


This is a touchstone for me.

The Poetics of Reverie

Obviously I had immediate high hopes. Approaching the psychology of wonder from the phenomenological viewpoint, Bachelard demonstrates the aurgentative potential of all that awareness.

Andreea D rated it it was amazing Oct 05, Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert. One is always tempted to limit oneself to dreaming it. In his earlier book, The Poetics of Space, Bachelard considered No eBook available Beacon Press Amazon. Angela rated it it was amazing Aug 11, It was also extremely thought-provoking.

I love Bachelard’s writing and ideas so much.

The Poetics Of Reverie by Gaston Bachelard – Penguin Books Australia

It has a season. In the end, I think that my disappointment was misplaced; although I will never feel Poetics of Reverie to be quite so delicate and beautiful and full of marvelous images as Poetics of Space, I think I can regerie simply that Poetics of Reverie is a wonderful book for a writer to have when thinking about images, and Poetics of Space is a wonderful book for an artist to agston when thinking about space.


My library Help Advanced Book Search. But I have to say that it took me a good six months to get more than halfway through.

The Poetics Of Reverie

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Sweta Prajapati – – Paramamitra Prakashan. Published June 1st by Beacon Press first published Two 3 Reveries on Reverie AnimusAnima. Beacon Press- Philosophy – pages.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. 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 Kh rated it liked it Jan 04, In Poetics of Reverie he considers the absolute origins of that imagery: Science Logic and Mathematics.