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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The words on the page are not crisp; the letters blur. Deconstruction, Postmodernism and Philosophy of Science: It was also extremely thought-provoking. They have fantastic titles: Although I appreciated a lot of what he had to say in a general sense, and in some ways I thought it was actually a more elegantly crafted book clearer, more accessible, better explainedit simply didn’t fill me with the same kind of quiet poetic joy.


Gaston Bachelard Find more information about: A beautiful philosophical pondering of the nature of reveries and dreams. The Quarrel Between Philosophy and Poetry: The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.

It is the possibility to breathe poetry. The name field is required. Psicanalisi dell’aria, anche se la psicanalisi non c’entra un tubo!

Please verify that you are not a robot. To see what bzchelard friends thought of this book, please sign up. In his earlier book, “The Poetics of Space, “Bachelard considered several kinds of “praiseworthy space” conducive poetlcs the flow of poetic imagery.

The poetics of reverie : childhood, language, and the cosmos

Bachelard’s style — oracular, pacific, paradoxical poetry is “”a sublimation which doesn’t sublimate anything”” — is anathema to the Anglo-Saxon mind; and The Poetics of Reverie is an in-process attempt at a new way of approaching literature “”the reading of poets is essentially reverie””erudite, richly suggestive, but vaporous in meaning.


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To live in this atmosphere of another time, we must poetiics 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 poteics 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.

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