- Graham Greene (Critical Survey of Drama, Second Revised Edition)
- Graham Greene (Critical Survey of Mystery & Detective Fiction, Revised Edition)
- Graham Greene (Cyclopedia of World Authors, Fourth Revised Edition)
- Graham Greene (Dictionary of World Biography: The 20th Century)
- Graham Greene (Critical Survey of Long Fiction, Fourth Edition)
- Graham Greene (Critical Survey of Short Fiction, Second Revised Edition)
At a glance:
- Author: Graham Greene
- First Published: 1994
- Type of Work: Fantasy
- Genres: Nonfiction, Diary
- Subjects: Psychology or psychologists, Dreams, Reality, Kings, queens, or royalty, Rivers or waterways, Depression, mental, Mexico or Mexicans, Erotica
Dreams were always central to Graham Greene’s fiction during a career spanning six decades. The ideas for at least two of his novels and short stories originated in his own dreams. Many pivotal scenes involve his characters’ dreams. The dreamlike hyperreality of his fictional settings is such a constant that critics long ago coined the label “Greeneland” to identify this special sense of the world, no matter where the action is nominally located.
Greene’s fascination with dreams began when he underwent psychoanalysis at age sixteen. A part of his treatment involved...
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