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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I felt like this book was very useful to me as an artist in that it encourages great respect for the imagination. Poetry as the Regerie Essence of Language: Mar 25, Jericha rated it really liked it Shelves: Jul 22, Michela Derry rated it really liked it. Approaching the psychology of wonder from the phenomenological viewpoint, Bachelard demonstrates the aurgentative potential of all that awareness.

The latter, which sits in front of me as I type this, has a pale aquamarine cover. Reverie is daydream and it is also the daydreaming bache,ard.

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bacheladr Dilip Naik – – Post Graduate Dept. One of the pleasures for me of The Poetics of Space is all the wonderful little scraps of poetry floating around like misplaced butterflies throughout the text.


A day of commuting, meetings, emailing, and running errands feels productive. Would you also like to submit a review for this item? Hall – – The Classical Review 41 What will we see?

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””. You could end up anywhere.

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Studies in Ancient Thought. Write a review Rate this item: Christopher Norris – – Cultural Values 2 1: Fragments of a Poetics of Fire. Stephen Orr rated it liked it Jan 15, I cannot say that his books can be paraphrased or summed up- for they evoke the mood of perfect reading. Thought Time and Musical Time. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Both of them are well worth reading for anyone who loves a good moment of evocative sensory delight — and if that isn’t you, perhaps this rreverie will help teach you how to find the pleasure of one.

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Beacon paperbacks Sign in to use this feature. 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.


One of Bachelard’s other classics, The Poetics of Space: English View all editions and formats Summary: Pickard – – The Classical Review 54 Sometimes I have a pen in hand, sometimes not. In his earlier book, Poetcs Poetics of Space, Bachelard considered several kinds of “praiseworthy space” conducive to the flow of poetic imagery.

Imagine my delight, then, to see he’d written a book called The Poetics of Reverie! Remember me on this computer. Gaston Bachelard was a French philosopher who rose to some of the most prestigious positions in the French academy. Trivia About The Bachepard of Re A much fuzzier application of Bachelard’s methods into the exploration of dreams and day dreams. Privacy Policy Terms and Conditions. This is a touchstone for me. 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 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.