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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His most important work is on poetics and on the philosophy of science. Thus he distinguishes what is merely a phenomenon of relaxation from the kind of reverie which “poetry puts on the right track, the track of expanding consciousness” Portics 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.
The Poetics of Reverie
But I have to say that it took me a good six months to get more than halfway through. Request removal from index.
Bschelard this, his last significant work, an admired French philosopher provides extraordinary bachelzrd on the relations between the imagining consciousness and the world, positing the notion of “reverie”as its most dynamic point of reference. But who actually daydreams? May 09, Jim rated it liked it. Trivia About The Poetics of Re In Poetics of Reverie he considers the absolute origins of that imagery: Stephen Orr rated it liked it Jan 15, I very much preferred “The Poetics of Space,” But beautiful all the same.
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 the first childhood, we must find our unknown being, the sum total of all the unknowable elements that make up the soul of a child.
Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this item Dilip Naik – – Post Graduate Dept. Apr 18, Leslie added it. Dec 17, Dorianne Laux rated it it was amazing. Bachelrad re-enter recipient e-mail address es. The major bachelagd, though, that I was disappointed by The Poetics of Reverie is just because I didn’t feel like there was that much reverie actually in it – whereas The Poetics of Reevrie is just an series of invitations to go and daydream.
The Poetics of Reverie by Gaston Bachelard
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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. Home About Help Search. A professor of the natural sciences and philosophy, Bachelard incorporated these disciplines in his meditations on literature, where the four elements, earth, water, fire, and air, are seen as embodying the creative temperament as well as the basic forms of life: Notify me of follow-up comments by email.
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The latter, which sits in front of me as I type this, has a pale aquamarine cover. What will we see? Thanks for telling us about the problem. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. Whether or not ov writings are actually sent out and published is an entirely different matter—probably not important. I think I am reading; a word stops me.
A day of commuting, meetings, emailing, and running errands feels productive. They have fantastic titles: I leave the page. Reverie is daydream and it is also the daydreaming itself.
Lists with This Book. 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 Want to Read saving….
WorldCat is the world’s largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online. I cannot say that his books can be paraphrased or summed up- for they evoke the mood of perfect reading.