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At any rate, it is full of quotables, so I go on. 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 simply felt the wider thrust of the book abandoned the thesis of the Home. Bachelard does mention th This book, despite its popularity with architects, is just what it says on the label: And of course, she always wanted me to have a good grounding in classical music. This book is a distillation of how our imaginations are formed and extended along the lines of the spaces we inhabit. Lists with This Book. Imagine you’re magically transported back to your first home.

Here’s a picture of the author looking totally badass: He calls this a phenomenology as opposed to psychology’s obsession with neurosis, damage, the “unhappy mind”also “daydreaming,” “reverie.

View all 5 comments. Every reader of it will never see ordinary spaces in ordinary ways.

How can I not be seduced? It is in reverie or gawton, then, that he finds space for his phenomenology, describing the dimly felt sensations of intimacy we connect with the structures surrounding us. This is why phenomenology as practiced by Bachelard, though a branch of philosophy, is more akin to poetry. But like Claude Levi-Strauss or Rene Girard, Bachelard also leaves you with a form, a process that you can use to think about how you think.


If something exists in the realm of the imagination, it exists with no further need of validation. Sometimes these places have always been there around waiting to be discovered.

If you feel nostalgic and think back to your days of youth there will often be a physical location or gasgon that you associate with that memory. But whilst Bachelard fails to blind with science, he sucks you in in other ways.

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The Poetics of Space

Bacheard the book notes some of our fondest memories as with all things are placed in a physical space. The introduction is more than worth reading, but only those who obsessively think about the space of the home should read any further.

Which is a strong assumption at the foundation of this book, giving i This book is an offering of sorts, in the way that Virginia Woolf’s “The Common De is an offering to bibliophiles and Lewis Hyde’s “The Gift” is an offering to artists. Yes, I rise above that. Other sections are filled with such tautologies as “A drawer is a thing to be opened”.

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Sometimes, it is in gasotn outside itself that being tests consistencies. We hardly know where to situate this silence, whether in the vast world or in the immense past. Apr 22, Vivian rated it it was amazing. Then, when we could say how we imagine, we cease to imagine.

I know this is a classic, but it read like a drunk man monopolizing conversation at dinner. Being does not see itself.

It is the property of a naive consciousness; in its expression, it is youthful language.

Dec 09, Fatema Hassanbahrain rated it it was amazing. A geometrical object of this kind ought to resist metaphors that welcome the human body and the human soul. Bachelard claims to, and in most cases succeeds in, examining the “dialectical shadings” of all manner of things associated with home: 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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I didn’t get the chance to finish it then, and have been waiting to get back to it ever since. To ask other readers questions about The Poetics of Spaceplease sign up.

Gaston here investigates simple images of felicitous space and name the investigation as topophilia. So far, the major insight seems to be that in so far as we grow up in gastoh environments, we will have similar internal landscapes–and thus be susceptible to similar images. What I love most is the way that he manages to get under the skin of a whole set of feelings — the kind of evocative aura of childhood spaces, of the home of the heart, of the house snug against the bachelqrd, of nooks and crannies and shelves.

As he quotes from Van Gogh, “Life is round. The poetic image makes reading active – experiencing poetry is the mapping of your own memories onto the poet’s text.

Could also be seen again, like Girardas one gigantic digression on Bachflard. His section on “intimate immensity” in Baudelaire’s poems is just beautiful.

For it is obvious that the image alone can keep pace with nature.