Imagination and research: notes and escapes from the poetics of space

This essay was written from a triple perspective: presenting some of Gaston Bachelard's writings on imagination as a human creative faculty, bringing forth and discussing the methodological path followed by the author of this essay in his research and, at the same time, inserting escape and consolidation lines of both perspectives. The dialog between Bachelard and the author compose the main text. Thoughts that link and disperse this main dialogue to other authors and ideas are pointed out throughout the whole text.

Imagination; Research; Poetic image; Gaston Bachelard

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