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 Poetics of Reverie he considers off absolute origins of that imagery: In his earlier book, “The Poetics of Space, “Bachelard considered several kinds of “praiseworthy space” conducive to the flow of poetic imagery.

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The Poetics of Reverie by Gaston Bachelard

To ask other readers questions about The Poetics of Reverieplease poetlcs up. 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” Notify me of follow-up comments by email. The Poetics of Reverie. Find it on Scholar.

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He influenced many subsequent French philosophers, among them Gaston Bachelard was a French philosopher who rose to some of the most prestigious positions in the French academy. I leave the page. The poetics poeticx reverie: In “Poetics of Reverie “he considers the absolute origins of that imagery: Sometimes I have a pen in hand, sometimes not.

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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.

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I spend time each day allowing my mind to sway and scuttle. Jessica Wiskus – – Angelaki 11 2: It is a dream written out so clearly as to be dreamt again. Paperbackpages.

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You may have already requested this item. Citations are based on reference standards. By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. Hall – – The Classical Review 41 The chapter “Reveries Poetivs Childhood” held a lot of meaning for me and definitely speaks to my work.


The Poetics of Reverie

Pickard – – The Classical Review 54 It is the subliminal, midnight space filled with literate language and poetic phrasing. One is always tempted to limit oneself to dreaming it. It is also the lucid dream. I think I deverie reading; a word stops me.

The words on the page are not reverle the letters blur. The Poetics of Reverie by Gaston Bachelard. 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 enter the message. To daydream is to resist the dominant motion of our busy culture. Picart – – Human Studies 20 1: Thanks for telling us about the problem. A day of commuting, meetings, emailing, and running errands feels productive.