Thursday, October 19, 2017

House of memories …

… How Gaston Bachelard gave the emotions of home a philosophy | Aeon Essays. (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

It is odd that a philosopher who so tenaciously excluded the harsh environments and hard circumstances of the exterior world, in mass culture, politics or architecture, was so welcomed in the modernist late-1960s while writing, essentially, about a nostalgic version of rustic Mediterranean peasant living.

Dave also sends along this: More a poem than a house … 

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