The Poetics of Space PDF/EPUB ✓ The Poetics eBook

The Poetics of Space A beloved multidisciplinary treatise comes to Penguin ClassicsSince its initial publication in The Poetics of Spacehas been a muse to philosophers architects writers psychologists critics and readers alike The rare work of irresistibly inviting philosophy Bachelards seminal work brims with uiet revelations and stirring mysterious imagery This lyrical journey takes as its premise the emergence of the poetic image and finds an ideal metaphor in the intimate spaces of our homes Guiding us through a stream of meditations on poetry art and the blooming of consciousness itself Bachelard examines the domestic places that shape and hold our dreams and memories Houses and rooms cellars and attics drawers chests and wardrobes nests and shells nooks and corners No space is too vast or too small to be filled by our thoughts and our reveries In Bachelards enchanting spacesWe are never real historians but always near poets and our emotion is perhaps nothing but an expression of a poetry that was lostThis new edition features a foreword by Mark Z Danielewski whose bestselling novel House of Leavesdrew inspiration from Bachelards writings and an introduction by internationally renowned philosopher Richard Kearney who explains the books enduring importance and its role within Bachelards remarkable careerForthan sixty five years Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English speaking world Withthan titles Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines Readers trust theseries to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors as well as up to datetranslations by award winning translators

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