The Interpretation of Dreams (Great Works that Shape our World) (Hardcover)

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The Interpretation of Dreams is a seminal work of psychological and cultural heritage and probably the most important of Freud’s impressive output. Published in 1899 but revised by Freud himself many times, it outlines his theories on the unconscious and dream symbolism. Though superseded by subsequent developments and research, it retains its place as a hugely influential and significant opus. This new deluxe edition uses A.A. Brill’s 1913 translation of the third edition, with a new introduction by expert Dr Richard Stevens, who discusses the context, reception, influence, importance and merits or otherwise of Freud’s text and Brill’s translation – truly one of the most influential, if controversial, Great Works that Shape Our World.

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About the Author


Sigmund Freud (1856–1939) set up in private clinical practice in treating ‘nervous disorders’ and would go on to develop techniques associated with psychoanalysis, as well as his famous theories on the unconscious, the human psyche, dreams and sexuality leading to influential works such as The Interpretation of Dreams and The Ego and the Id.

Richard Stevens was previously Head of Psychology at the Open University. He has been Chair of the Association for Humanistic Psychology in Britain and helped to found the Consciousness and Experiential Section of the British Psychological Society. His numerous publications include the books Freud and Psychoanalysis and Understanding the Self.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781839641480
ISBN-10: 1839641487
Publisher: Flame Tree Collections
Publication Date: August 11th, 2020
Pages: 448
Language: English
Series: Great Works that Shape our World