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Freud distanced himself from dream interpreters such as Joseph and Daniel by rejecting their intuitive methods and their claims to predict the ...
Freud distanced himself from dream interpreters such as Joseph and Daniel by rejecting their intuitive methods and their claims to predict the future. While biblical and Talmudic dream interpretation generally involve prophecy, Freud sought to limit himself to the determination of prior causes in the dreamer’s life. Nevertheless, Frieden demonstrates that Freud’s strategies of interpretation, and especially his use of “free association,” inevitably guide the dreamer toward a future. This resonance between ancient prophecy and modern psychology is merely one example of the concealed relationship between Judaic and psychoanalytic dream interpretation. Frieden shows the role both of actual influences and influences denied by Freud.
1. Freud: Interpreter and Seducer
Freud's Path to Dreams
Against the Past
Interpretation by Correspondence and Displacement
Revisions of Secondary Revision
Freud's Monopoly and the Dream Facade
Occupation and Resistance
2. Joseph and Daniel: Disguises and Interpretive Power
"Will You Rule Over Us?"
"Do Not Interpretations Belong to God? Tell Me"
"As He Interpreted to Us, So It Was"
"This Is Your Dream"
"Worship the Image of Gold"
"Mene Mene Teqel Upharsin"
"Your God ... Will Deliver You"
3. Bar Hedia and R. Ishmael: Battles of Interpretation
"A Dream That Is Not Interpreted ..."
"All Dreams Follow the Mouth"
"Your Father Has Left You Money in Cappadocia"
"Because of Your Mouth ..."
4. Freud: Demystification and Denial
Dreams of Prophecy and Telepathy
The Prophetic Interpreter
Languages of Dreams
Dreams of Wordplay
An Absurd Decree
The Grand Verneinung