The Complete Book of Dreams And What They Mean

The Complete Book of Dreams And What They Mean

by Leonard R.N. Ashley

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Overview

Sigmund Freud said that dreams are a window into the subconscious. This book is not only a valuable guide to the interpretation of dreams, but also goes much further than typical dream books to include a vast array of literature, folklore and film references about dreams, proving that while dreams may be a window on the soul, they are also a lens through which we can understand society and culture as well.
This marvelously researched illustrated volume contains sections covering: a sampler of dreams and dreaming; dreams and science: religion, magic and dreams: dreams in art, literature and folklore: dreams and cinema: a treasury of short stories about dreams: and a section on the interpretation of dreams.
As always Dr. Ashley’s unique prose style will appeal to both scholarly and popular audiences alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781569805237
Publisher: Barricade Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/01/2016
Edition description: 2nd Edition
Pages: 348
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Leonard R.N. Ashley received his Ph.D. from Princeton University. He is Professor Emeritus at Brooklyn College, NYC, where he has lectured on Shakespeare, modern drama and other topics. He is the author of Barricade books’ best-selling series on the supernatural.

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