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Author Bachelard, Gaston, 1884-1962.

Title The poetics of space / Gaston Bachelard ; translated from the French by Maria Jolas ; with a new foreword by John R. Stilgoe
Edition 1994 edition
Published Boston : Beacon Press, 1994
Boston, Massachusetts : Beacon Press, 1994
©1994

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 W'PONDS  194 Bac 1994  DUE 29-10-19
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Description xxxix, 241 pages ; 21 cm
Contents The house. From cellar to garret. The significance of the hut -- House and universe -- Drawers, chests and wardrobes -- Nests -- Shells -- Corners -- Miniature -- Intimate immensity -- the dialectics of outside and inside -- The phenomenology of roundness
Summary "This is a deep, magical, densely captivating book about space, our homes, how we live in them, and how dwellings and space affect us; it is as much a book of philosophy as a work of serious literature. It requires careful, preferably leisurely reading, with the possibility of moments to pause and digest and re-read the words. It will change the way you look at your home and your life, providing a deeper, more insightful relationship with the spaces you occupy." - product description
Analysis Imagination
Poetry
Space and time
Notes Originally published: New York : Orion Press, 1964
Translation of: La poétique de l'espace
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Translated from French
Subject Imagination.
Poetry.
Space and time.
Author Jolas, M., translator
Stilgoe, John R., 1949- writer of supplementary textual content
LC no. 93027874
ISBN 0807064734
9780807064733
Other Titles Poétique de l'espace. English