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Gaston Bachelard
(1884-1962) born on
Jun 27
French philosopher. He worte "The Pyschoanalysis of Fire," (La psychanalyse du feu).
         
   
F
To feel most beautifully alive means to be reading something beautiful, ready always to apprehend in the flow of language the sudden flash of poetry.

R
Literary imagination is an aesthetic object offered by a writer to a lover of books.
A
Poetry is one of the destinies of speech. . . . One would say that the poetic image, in its newness, opens a future to language.
N
Ideas are refined and multiplied in the commerce of minds. In their splendor, images effect a very simple communion of souls.
K
Childhood lasts all through life. It returns to animate broad sections of adult life. . . . Poets will help us to find this living childhood within us, this permanent, durable immobile world.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Fragments of a Poetics of Fire," "A Retrospective Glance at the Lifework of a Master of Books," 1988; tr. 1990.
R: "Fragments of a Poetics of Fire," "A Retrospective Glance at the Lifework of a Master of Books," 1988; tr. 1990.
A: "The Poetics of Reverie," "Introduction," sct. 2, 1960; tr. 1969.
N: "The Poetics of Reverie," "Introduction," sct. 4, 1960, tr. 1969.
K: "The Poetics of Reverie," "Introduction," sct. 6, 1960, tr. 1969.
   


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