The Interpretation of Dreams
Publish date: September 15th 1994
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Pages no: 630
Edition language: English
, Non Fiction
, European Literature
, German Literature
Interesting and informative, but long winded at times.
Skip the opening chapter on dream research and enjoy one of the most important and amazing books ever. This book messed me up. After I read it I realized how much being awake was like dreaming, and that in a sense I was walking around in a dream constructed by my unconscious.
Though Freud rejected nearly every premise in the long theoretical portion at the end -- during his long life -- this (including the concluding passage) is a work of genius, and fundamental to understanding Freud.