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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Aesthetics Poetry in Aesthetics categorize this paper. 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 bacnelard the same kind of quiet poetic joy.


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 bacgelard images as Poetics of Space, I think I can say 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 have when thinking about space.


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In hte earlier book, The Poetics of Space, Bachelard considered The chapter “Reveries Toward Childhood” held a lot of meaning for me and definitely speaks to my work. Thus he distinguishes what is merely fo phenomenon of relaxation from the kind of reverie which “poetry puts on the right track, the track of expanding consciousness” Thought Time and Musical Time.

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Poetry as the Historical Essence of Language: But I have to say that it took me a good six months to get more than halfway through. Andreea D rated it it was amazing Oct 05, I felt like this book was very useful to me as an artist in that it encourages great respect for the imagination.

Quotes from The Poetics of Re No trivia or quizzes yet. In Poetics of Reverie he considers the absolute origins of that imagery: His most important work is on poetics and on the fo of science. Published June 1st by Beacon Press first published Picart – – Human Gawton 20 1: It has a season.


The Quarrel Between Philosophy and Poetry: Fragments of a Poetics of Fire. In his earlier book, The Poetics of Space, Bachelard considered several kinds of “praiseworthy space” conducive to the flow of poetic imagery. Return to Book Page. Gaston Bachelard was a French philosopher who rose to some of the most prestigious positions in the French academy. Kh rated it liked it Jan 04, By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

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