Category Archives: Bachelard, Gaston

All the being of the world, if it dreams, dreams that it is speaking

[The words in the title of this post are the (translated) words of Henri Bosco, taken from his book, L’antiquaire (p. 121).  They inspired the following passage by Gaston Bachelard, which dovetails well with certain ideas about language expressed by … Continue reading

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“The pure memory has no date. It has a season.”

I am currently reading a book by Gaston Bachelard (1884–1962) titled The Poetics of Reverie: Childhood, Language and the Cosmos.  I came to Bachelard by way of Otto Friedrich Bollnow, about whom I’ve written once before.  Prior to reading this … Continue reading

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