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    The Interpretation of Dreams (Oxford World's Classics (Paperback)) (Paperback) By (author) Sigmund Freud, Translated by Joyce Crick, Edited by Ritchie Robertson

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    DescriptionThis groundbreaking new translation of The Interpretation of Dreams is the first to be based on the original text published in November 1899. It restores Freud's original argument, unmodified by revisions he made following the book's critical reception which included, under the influence of his associate Wilhelm Stekel, the theory of dream symbolism. Reading the first edition reveals Freud's original emphasis on the use of words in dreams and on the difficulty of deciphering them and Joyce Crick captures with far greater immediacy and accuracy than previous translations by Strachey's Freud's emphasis and terminology. An accessible introduction by Ritchie Robertson summarizes and comments on Freud's argument and relates it to his early work. Close annotation explains Freud's many autobiographical, literary and historical allusions and makes this the first edition to present Freud's early work in its full intellectual and cultural context. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.


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    Title
    The Interpretation of Dreams
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Sigmund Freud, Translated by Joyce Crick, Edited by Ritchie Robertson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 512
    Width: 124 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 340 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780199537587
    ISBN 10: 0199537585
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: PSY
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T17.9
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: JMTD
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Subject Code: PS
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    BISAC V2.8: PSY026000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25360
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 670
    DC22: 154.634, 154.63
    BISAC V2.8: PSY015000
    B&T Approval Code: A12423000
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    DC22: 154.6/3
    BISAC V2.8: HEA043000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A11282015
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: SEL012000
    LC classification: BF1078 .F72 2008
    Thema V1.0: JMT, VXN
    Edition
    1
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press
    Publication date
    15 September 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Review quote
    is fascinating and endlessly entertaining John Banville 23/11/2000 Joyce Crick's clear, clean and pure re-translation john Banville The Irish Times 18/11/2000 'The link between psychoanalysis and the arts is endlessly fascinating, and there is no better place to start exploring it than Joyce Crick's fresh translation. Crick returns to Freud's original edition - before he added the edifice of sexual symbols (towers and staircases) which have been fodder for a century of shrink-bashers - and sweeps away the archaic technical terms used in James Strachey's standard version. She returns Freud to the lay reader as, above all, a brilliant writer: profound, accessible, elegant, his case histories as compelling as fiction, the conviction of his vision a pleasure and a provocation.' Financial Times