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The Poetics of Space
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Gaston Bachelard
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-12-30 - Publisher: Penguin

A beloved multidisciplinary treatise comes to Penguin Classics Since its initial publication in 1958, The Poetics of Space has been a muse to philosophers, architects, writers, psychologists, critics, and readers alike. The rare work of irresistibly inviting philosophy, Bachelard’s seminal work brims with quiet revelations and stirring, mysterious imagery. This
The Poetics of Space
Language: en
Pages: 241
Authors: Gaston Bachelard
Categories: Imagination
Type: BOOK - Published: 1969 - Publisher: Beacon Press (MA)

The classic book on how we experience intimate spaces. "A magical book. . . . A prism through which all worlds from literary creation to housework to aesthetics to carpentry take on enhanced--and enchanted-significances. Every reader of it will never see ordinary spaces in ordinary ways. Instead the reader will
The Poetics of Stage Space
Language: en
Pages: 180
Authors: Bruce A. Bergner
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-05-11 - Publisher: McFarland

This book analyzes theatre scene design through the powers and characteristics of physical space. Physical space is central to creative composition in the theatre, but the author extends the reach of the book to individuals concerned with spatial design—architects, interior designers, industrial designers, artists and other performers. A theory is
Sensing Space
Language: en
Pages: 186
Authors: Claire Omhovère
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Peter Lang

This book enlarges the perspective of literary geography which tends to focus on the correspondence between the objective world the geographer addresses and its subjective rendering in art. Instead it considers how geography informs fresh aesthetic responses to space in contemporary Canadian literature, with specific attention to the writings of
Repressed Spaces
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Paul Carter
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-11-02 - Publisher: Reaktion Books

In Repressed Spaces Paul Carter tours the cultural history of agoraphobia, the fear of open space. Its symptoms were first described in The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621) by Robert Burton, the British scholar and writer, although it wasn’t until 1871 that Carl Otto Westphal coined the term to describe several