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The Poetics of Space [La Poétique de l'espace]. Translated from the French by Maria Jolas. Foreword by Étienne Gilson

by Bachelard, Gaston, 1884-1962

Condition: Very Good

Beacon Press, Boston [1969]. Soft Cover. xxxv, 241 p.; 20 cm. First published as La Poétiqu de l'espace by Presses Univ. de France, 1958. "In this illuminating and strikingly original work Bachelard explores the philosophical significance of the various kinds of space that attract and concentrate the poetic imagination." Contents incl. The House. From Cellar to Garret. Significance of the Hut; House & Universe; Drawers, Chests & Wardrobes; Nests; Shells; Corners; Miniature; Intimate Immensity; Dialectics of Outside & Inside; Phenomenology of Roundness. Paper; VG. Copy of Albert S. Cook (poet, critic, translator) with his marginal pencil marks. Stock#21893.


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