At a glance:
- Author: Sigmund Freud
- First Published: 1900
- Type of Work: Psychology
- Genres: Nonfiction, Psychology
- Subjects: Sex or sexuality, Psychology or psychologists, Dreams, Symbolism, Psychoanalysis or psychoanalysts, Psychiatry or psychiatrists, Psychotherapy or psychotherapists
In March, 1931, in a foreword to the third English edition of The Interpretation of Dreams, Sigmund Freud expressed the opinion that the volume contained the most valuable of all the discoveries he had been fortunate enough to make. The author’s estimation of his work concurs with that of most students and critics. The ideas that dreams are wish fulfillments, that dreams disguise the wishes of the unconscious, that dreams are always important and significant, and that dreams express infantile wishes—particularly for the death of the parent of the same sex...
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