The Oxford Book of Dreams

The Oxford Book of Dreams

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From dreams realistic and reminiscent to the world of nightmare and phantasmagoria, from the bizarre and ridiculous to the perplexing and haunting, this anthology draws on the dreams of a wide variety of novelists, poets, playwrights, and others to explore the inexhaustible fascination of dreams and their power as a source of literary inspiration.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 282 pages
  • 128 x 194 x 20mm | 240.4g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • 0192803859
  • 9780192803856

About Stephen Brook

Stephen Brook has worked for publishers in both England and the United States, and is now a full-time writer. His books include New York Days, New York Nights, Honky-tonk Gelato: Travels Through Texas, and The Dordogne.show more

Table of contents

CHILDREN AND PARENTS ; FOOD ; INTO SLEEPshow more

Review quote

Anthologies which transcend themselves and can stand as organic books making serious statements about life [are] very rare, but Stephen Brook's Oxford Book of Dreams is of their number. * Paul Binding, New Statesman * an ideal companion for the bedside * Time * a splendid collection ... Stephen Brook could hardly have done the job better * Rosemary Dinnage, TLS * Review from previous edition A rich fabric of dreaming ... from Latin poets to Louis MacNiece and Yeats ... A truly remarkable assembly * Elizabeth Jennings, Spectator *show more

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