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

Bachelard begins the book by laying out his theory of the poetic image. After about four chapters, I could no longer see any point continuing on — I had winnowed out everything there was for me to get from the book, and it wasn’t much.

In the table of contents: What a marvelous mundane epiphany. Reveries of the places of his childhood eapacio the house he lived in. Not to fill it up brashly with idle talk, but to consecrate it with voices which will increase the silence.

The Poetics of Space by Gaston Bachelard

Trivia About The Poetics of Space. I read this book while en route to Las Vegas for a family gathering. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

In other words, instead of trying to pin down intimate space like a dead butterfly in a box, he very gently evokes and opens it, holding it up to the light like a soap bubble, so we can really study exactly how the wings shimmer and radiate. He calls this a phenomenology as opposed to psychology’s obsession with neurosis, damage, the “unhappy mind”also “daydreaming,” “reverie. Jan 06, Christin rated it it was amazing.

Sep 13, Rachel rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: He talks about resonance, reverberations, and all the sorts of ways nooks and crannies, locks, shells home for turtles and snailsattics, and cottages and castles fspacio all these aspects of our spaces give us imaginative relief. It wasn’t even the tossed words salads he threw together on every page. 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.


His thinking is suitably eclectic. 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 helps us to construct our current one.

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We should therefore dematurize ourselves. Unlike metaphor, which is merely an intellectual comparison, the true poetic image causes a deep resonance in the reader. That’s a pretty thorny statement to try to try clarify, so let me try to stay with the poeticw His most important work is on poetics and on the philosophy of science.

Mark Leyner did that sort of thing better. It is like a value that dominates, in spite of minor states of being, in spite of a disturbed world. Every nook and cranny, every secret, mystical corner, each minute detail of your poetic and of the enthralled childhood you once enjoyed would flood your heart with a forgotten, Elysial joy I’ve failed to explain Bachelard to so many people by now that I should know better.

You can’t be this sentimental and take yourself this seriously. Jun 16, Clarence rated it liked it Shelves: It’s very postica French, full of “we” and assumptions, and I find myself protesting ls all this business about cellars and attics and how hurricanes So far, the major insight seems to be that in so far as we grow up in similar environments, we will have similar internal landscapes–and thus be susceptible to similar images.

La Poetica del Espacio (English, Spanish, Paperback)

Its prime reality is visible and tangible, made of well hewn solids and well fitted framework. But I still think of it as important for the reasons it was taught in that class: Bachelard begins by considering houses, and continues through drawers, corners, nest, shells, and so forth.

It’s a lovely invitation. This book remains a primary text for me as an artist, more than anything to remind me of 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.


I came away from the book feeling as if I had an espaxio 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. There has been more chaos happening in my personal life over the past few months than I care to discuss, but this book has given me a nice periodic retreat into contemplation and a soothing outlook on more permanent things.

For God’s sake, stop nattering on about gastton. What I love most is the fact that he’s deeply curious about how these feelings come to be and exactly what characterizes them, but instead of laying them open with a scalpel and thereby ruining themhe uses fragments of poetry to create what feels to me to be a kind of net in which to catch the living, breathing experience.

Apr 30, Jimmy Ele rated it it was amazing. The man is so genuine, full of joy de vivre, enthusiastic and unassuming on, lets face it, a topic: Las Vegas is a space I hate with unspeakable disgust- yet, I remember reading the Poetic of Space in this environment and it made the whole incident even more surreal- I copied many passages from the book into my notebook.

And all the rest is fiction. Bachelard applies the philosophy of phenomenology to architecture, stating that a house or home is not just a physical thing, but also a place where our memories or thoughts make an impression on it, and shape it even further.