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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In his earlier book, The Poetics of Space, Bachelard considered several kinds of “praiseworthy space” conducive to the flow of poetic imagery.

The Poetics of Reverie by Gaston Bachelard

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

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The Poetics Of Reverie

Reverie, for Bachelard, is both a place a noun and an action a verb. Jessica Wiskus – – Angelaki 11 2: It is the subliminal, midnight space filled with literate language and poetic phrasing.

Gaston Bachelard – – Beacon Press. Gaston Bachelard Find more information about: Toward a New Poetics of Dasein. A word is a bud attempting to become a twig.


The Poetics of Reverie by Gaston Bachelard. Notify me of new posts by email. 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 t “From the time a child reaches “the age of reason,” from the time he loses his 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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I love Bachelard’s writing and ideas so much. Of English, Utkal University. The Quarrel Between Philosophy and Poetry:

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