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If you choose to read the book as a subjective experience rather than as a comprehensive, philosophical work, than it turns out to I’d read parts before, and had a somewhat more negative opinion.

There are other ways of drawing out the secrets we keep but don’t know, but at times that’s the project of poetry itself. What he does instead is set the tongues of these various images to ringing at harmonic frequencies, then invite you in to hear the resonances. I saw Phil Spencer fart about in the room where I ran in fear from my first pair of glasses and ripped my gum open on the corner of a desk even now as an adult my front teeth are still crooked.

Its poets are almost all French, and its images are the same. There has been more chaos happ I always wonder what to say about a book when I’ve spent an inordinate amount of time reading it. A house that has been experienced is not an inert box. Bachelard brings together philosophers and writers and whole host of dreamers to unfold complicated concepts into an elegant reading moment. He takes further and begins to investigate the meanings of little details in houses, like dressers, corners, and the metaphor of a home as a ‘nest’ or ‘shell’.

There are many passages of lyrical beauty – describing the formation of a snail shell, or meditating on a blade of grass. And then, if you can – buy or borrow the book! Since its first publication in English inFrench philosopher Gaston Bachelard’s Poetics of Space remains one of the most appealing and lyrical explorations of home.


He talks taston resonance, reverberations, and all the sorts of ways nooks and crannies, locks, shells home for postica This book is a distillation of how our imaginations are formed and extended along the lines of the spaces we inhabit.

But like Claude Levi-Strauss or Rene Girard, Bachelard also leaves you with a dsl, a process that you can use to think about how you think. But a dreamer of houses sees them everywhere, and anything can act as a germ to set him dreaming about them. He sees in the poetic imagination the best expression of this feeling, gxston hence a worthy fulcrum for a new description of environment. Quotes from The Poetics of Space.

La poetica del espacio/ The Poetry of Space by Gaston Bachelard (2006, Paperback)

Jan 13, Theresa rated it it was amazing Shelves: Jun 22, Geoff rated it it was amazing Shelves: This is not what I expected. Nov 18, Walter Schutjens rated it really liked it Shelves: We hardly know where to situate this silence, whether in the vast world or in poteica immense past.

I came away from the book feeling as if I had an lx grasp of what he meant, rather than an exact explication, and that was kind of astonishing – to have a sense of having learned from feeling something in tandem with an author. Reveries of the places of his childhood — the house he lived in.

Unlike metaphor, which is merely an intellectual comparison, the true poetic image causes a deep resonance in the reader. From being imagined, calm becomes an emergence of being.

Quite simply, this book purports to be a work of philosophy apparently one of phenomenology, though its metaphysics owe a far greater debt to Bergson than to Husserl or Brentanobut is best described as a meditation on poetry, and the connection between language and private spaces. My main beef with the book lies in what Bachelard seems to neglect: His cult idolisation of Bergson probably helps him along in this respect. In some ways, looking at that old house of mine, I think I relived a kind of childhood optimism I have not experienced in almost two decades.


There were enough bits of carrot and chunks of tomato among all the lettuce and parsley to keep me going, albeit in fits and jerks.

The poetic image makes reading active – experiencing poetry is the mapping of your own memories onto the poet’s text.

The Poetics of Space by Gaston Bachelard.

The poets throughou Silence Mar 25, Jericha rated it really liked it Shelves: 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. A corner to him might not be the same as a corner for another reader.

Unbelievably, the couple ended up buying the house, just in time for the birth of their first child. I always wonder what to say espacoi a book when I’ve spent an inordinate amount of time reading it. But we do know that it comes from beyond a wind that dies down or a rain that grows gentle.

Oct 04, Matt rated it liked it. The lonely house in the woods with the lit lamp is more than what it’s physical constituents point towards. I appreciated the fluent mixing of psychoanalysis and lyrical criticism.

La Poetica Del Espacio by Bachelard, Gaston

Inhabited space transcends geometrical space. Sometimes, it is in being outside itself that being tests consistencies. Return to Book Page. The old stone stairs, erected steeply without a support to ascend, the steps of which unites the self with the child within. As domestic a book as Anna Karenina, as accordion-expansive as Walden, as razor sharp as Candide.