Reading Dreams: The Interpretation of Dreams from Chaucer to Shakespeare

Reading Dreams: The Interpretation of Dreams from Chaucer to Shakespeare

by Peter Brown (3)
     
 

Medieval and Renaissance poetry and drama are some of the best resources we have in determining the importance dreams had in pre-Freudian society. For the first time, leading scholars have collaborated to produce new essays on the representation and interpretation of medieval and Renaissance dreams. Their essays, which range from Chaucer to Shakespeare, are

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Medieval and Renaissance poetry and drama are some of the best resources we have in determining the importance dreams had in pre-Freudian society. For the first time, leading scholars have collaborated to produce new essays on the representation and interpretation of medieval and Renaissance dreams. Their essays, which range from Chaucer to Shakespeare, are designed to develop innovative approaches possible only in a specially commissioned collection.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198183631
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
07/28/1999
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Editor's preface
Notes on Contributors
Introduction, A. C. Spearing
On the Borders of Middle English Dream Visions, Peter Brown
Medical and Moral Authority in the Late-Medieval Dream, Steven Kruger
Interpreting Dreams: Reflections on Freud, Milton, and Chaucer, David Aers
Baring Bottom: Shakespeare and the Chaucerian Dream Vision, Kathryn Lynch
The Interpretation of Dreams in the Renaissance, Peter Holland
The Candy-Colored Clown: Reading Early Modern Dreams, Kathleen McLuskie
Bibliography
Index

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