“Mythical Physicality” in the Work of Luis Barragan

Poetic Dislocation at La Casa Gilardi
  • Sheryl Tucker de Vazquez
Part of the Analecta Husserliana book series (ANHU, volume 81)


“On Wednesday night, as they did every Wednesday, the parents went to the movies. The boys, lords and masters of the house, closed the doors and windows and broke the glowing bulb in one of the living room lamps. A jet of golden light as cool as water began to pour out of the broken bulb, and they let it run to a depth of almost three feet. Then they turned off the electricity, took out the rowboat, and navigated at will among the islands in the house.”1


Everyday Thing Patron Saint Surrealist Movement Magical Realism Indoor Pool 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sheryl Tucker de Vazquez
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  1. 1.Tulane University School of ArchitectureUSA

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