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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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. Open Preview See a Problem?

The Poetics of Reverie by Gaston Bachelard

Approaching the psychology of wonder from the phenomenological viewpoint, Bachelard demonstrates the aurgentative potential of all that awareness. Jun 23, Elizabeth added it. Gaston Bachelard Limited preview – Kh rated it liked it Jan 04, Which is fine with me and one of the reasons I love it. Selected pages Title Page.


Fragments of a Poetics of Fire. Books by Gaston Bachelard. This is a touchstone for me. View all 6 comments. Account Options Sign in.

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The Quarrel Between Philosophy and Poetry: Dec 21, Boryana Ilieva rated it it was amazing. But half the time I think he just put them in because he loves them so much, not because he actually has a point to make.

Please provide an email address. But I have to say that it took me a good six months to get or than halfway through. 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.

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Jun 05, Don Socha rated it it was amazing. 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. It was also extremely thought-provoking.

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Dilip Naik – – Post Graduate Dept. Stanley Rosen – – Routledge. An Essay on the Poetics of Martin Heidegger. 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.

There’s a lot more of that in the second half of Poetics of Reverie, though, and once I finally got there I did enjoy the book a good deal more.

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