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The old stone stairs, erected steeply without a support to ascend, the steps sspacio which unites the self with the child within.

A house that has been experienced is not an inert box.

Paperbackpages. 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.

This is why phenomenology as practiced by Bachelard, though a branch of philos It’s one of those great books with the rare ability to put into words everything I’ve always known. However far from being a poet he may be, he tries to repeat its creation for himself and, if possible, continue its exaggeration.

Get to Know Us. Sometimes the discovery is not sudden but gradual, brought about by a continuing familiarity with the places. 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.

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View all 10 comments. It’s very very French, full of “we” and assumptions, and I find myself protesting at all this business about cellars and attics and how hurricanes make homes more comforting–I’m a Floridian, and we espacko have cellars or attics, though we do have hurricanes, real ones, which often do not make homes more comfortable.

Published by Beacon first published Perhaps it listens to itself. Part of Bachelard’s thesis is that these connections are routinely unlocked through poetry or poetic expression, and to me this seems a very basic tenet of poetics as well. In the table of contents: The wooden door, whose smell begets a sense of warmth or A bestowed mind, when undertaking the poetic journey of imagination, is elated at discovering sudden corners, pathways and bridges which lead to those places where the being surges to acquire intimacy with gastno notion which transpires oneness with life.


But we do know that it comes from beyond a wind that dies down or a rain that grows gentle.

La Poetica Del Espacio by Bachelard, Gaston

This then is my ancestral forest. Within this extraordinary philosopher’s reflections on the poetics of space you might find some symbols of the images found within dreams. The Poetics of Space by Gaston Bachelard. View all 15 comments. Further, Bachelard ired me continuously with well meaning but frankly idiotic stances.

La Poetica Del Espacio

Let us go forth and examine the significant moments and images that make up our corner of the world, and let us keep those things alive through the power of our dreams. Yes, I rise above that. Quotes from The Poetics of Space. For bachealrd, at loot. Please click the link in that email to activate your subscription. Phenomenology, on the other hand, appears to ddel a person’s response to a given situation and follow that response to all its connected manifestations. Some of the best bits were: As such, Bachelard’s favorite word in the book is “daydreaming” – the course that your mind is set on after reading a particularly resonant bachelrd.

For it is obvious that the image alone can keep pace with nature. Bachelard does mention th This book, despite its popularity with architects, is just what it says on the label: Other sections are filled with such tautologies as “A drawer is a thing to be opened”.

gashon And yet it’s not surprising to me to confirm that this book is indeed assigned reading for some collegiate architectural programs– part of its mission seems to be to open up our realization of space and place to something far beyond geography and mathematical calculation. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Of course, because deel a work is built entire on subjective musings, no reader will totally agree with Bachelard’s conclusions.

If you are a seeker in the realm of man’s psyche then your thirst will not be left parched.


Inhabited space transcends geometrical space. The sections on home as a refuge, or on nests or snail shells are almost as beautiful as the poetry from Rilke or Maeterlinck which they quote.

I had had a sensory key given to me – just as Proust was given the grace of a little cake of Madeleine to permit an instant of exact recall Bachelard does mention the desert, but only briefly, and it is only one sort of desert there are myriads of them and it is cartoonish. Words create solidity, images evoke a concreteness, there is a realness to every written thing, no matter how abstract, and the mind reaches toward comprehension of each potent image; it is in these realms that the work of art reigns, expressing our humanity in dynamic, personalized terms.

We never leave the places we have dwelled. Lists with This Book. The poets throughou Silence Apr 22, Vivian rated it it was amazing. He talks about resonance, reverberations, and all the sorts of ways nooks and crannies, locks, shells home for t This book is a distillation of how our imaginations are formed and extended along the lines of the spaces we inhabit. 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.

His analysis of the poetic image is unique and, I think, quite beautiful.

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

The Poetics of Space by Gaston Bachelard. Each line he writes is filled with the wonder of a man who stops to smell the flowers and rediscovers the meaning in life in that infinitely small gesture. Oct 03, Abby rated it it was amazing Shelves: He makes you more conscious of, not just your mind, but your mind’s movement, your mind’s happiness.