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In the table of contents: This is why phenomenology as practiced by Bachelard, though a branch of philos It’s one of those great espaico with the rare ability to put into words everything I’ve always known.

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I definitely feel that I got stronger as a writer as a result of the time I put into reading this book. Open Preview See a Problem? The vast majority of the book is spent in this image analysis, and is pretty hit and miss. I also appreciated the importance he attributed to poetry. I read this book while en route to Las Vegas for a family gathering.

Oct 19, Brandy bacnelard it it was amazing. Borrowing Bachelard’s seminal point of contact, his Poetics remains half-open. View all 3 comments. My main beef with the book lies in what Bachelard seems to neglect: Mar 25, Jericha rated it really liked it Shelves: He doesn’t care if you get the jargon of phenomenology; he just wants you to feel at home.

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. For it is obvious that the image alone can keep pace with nature. But looking at it on the show, the sketchy community centre opposite from it has now been al into a quaint pre-school—and again, it was probably the editing, but everything seemed a lot more optimistic.

The man who owned the house in the interim was in his twenties, so this is the first kid who is going to grow up there since me. This book remains a primary text for me as an artist, more than anything to remind me lz the deep, wild, beautiful ways that certain spaces make people feeland to gently keep me from forgetting that it is possible to create a shared poetic experience without being even the slightest bit didactic.


Which is a strong assumption at the foundation of this book, giving it a whimsical and almost quaint, but also charming feel–that the imagination is the seat of comfort, pleasure, and interior enjoyment. It’s kind of striking how clearly Bachelard loves his topic, and how obviously precious and meaningful to him.

But Bachelard’s further investigation is proving a bit difficult for me. Sep 06, Lightsey is currently reading it. It is a gem of original thought, on a subject that is not much explored. These initiators and signifiers are universally ordinary. But what is unspeakable is also exactly where bachleard must venture forth a primitive utterance. Customers who bought this item also bought.

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The Poetics of Space by Gaston Bachelard

His section on “intimate immensity” in Baudelaire’s poems is bachwlard beautiful. English Choose a language for shopping. Bachelard begins the book by laying out his theory of the poetic image. Given the diversity of human experience, particularly in the 20th and 21st century, I just don’t buy it. It has been lived in, not in its positivity, but with all the partiality of the imagination. A continuum can imply some sort of progression, but it may be better to think of these responses as simply different, if even that.

But a dreamer of houses sees them everywhere, and anything can act as a germ to set him dreaming about them. It’s one of those great books with the rare ability to put into words everything I’ve always known.

I do absolutely love this book, and it became in many ways a kind of manifesto for me. To ask other readers questions about The Poetics of Spaceplease sign up.


I live in the American Southwest, and images of basements and attics and forests don’t speak to my home. There’s a strong current of oh my goodness, that’s exactly how it feels that runs through the text for me, and in the end what I find most marvelous is simply that Bachelard manages to bring you so exactly into a shared world of experience. The sections on home as a refuge, or on nests or snail shells are almost as beautiful as the poetry espacjo Rilke or Maeterlinck which they quote.

Memory and the unconscious assure that we deposit fragments of ourselves behind that intermittently send reports out from the oblivion of time; there is always something lingering of our past worlds that speaks to and poeticx us to construct our current one. How can I not be seduced?

But I was born in inland Michigan, nowhere near the ocean! It is also a very French book, and not just all of France even, as it doesn’t really deal with the sea or the coast, but rather with the plain and forest and the city. I saw Phil Spencer fart about in the room where I ran in fear from my first pair of glasses and ripped my poetifa open on the corner of a desk even now as an adult my front teeth are still crooked.

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The autovalorous quality–making the imagination both the source and the result of perceptual processes–links it to the cycles of nature, of artmaking as Hyde sees itof life itself. Jan 08, Rakhi Dalal rated it it was amazing Recommends it for:

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