Abraham, Karl; White, William A. (Translator)
Title Dreams and Myths: A Study in Race Psychology (Nervous and Mental Disease Monograph Series, No. 15)
Binding Hard Cover
Book Condition Very Good
Jacket Condition No Jacket
Publisher The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease Publishing Company 1913
Seller ID 2201995
Ink stamp on front endpaper & title page, ink name on title page, minor pencil underlining & marginalia. 1913 Hard Cover. 74 pp. 9 7/8 x 6 1/2. Original blue cloth, paper spine label. An interesting monograph on dreams and myths, with reference to Freudian theory, and concerning itself mainly with the differences between the psychology of the individual and the more collective type of thought, as seen in folklore, racial identity, tradition, etc. CONTENTS: Object and Viewpoint of Psychoanalytic Investigations According to Freud; Childhood Phantasies in Dreams and Myths. Application of the Wish Theory to Myths; Symbolism in Speech, in Dreams and Other Phantasies; Analysis of the Prometheus Saga; Infantilism in Individual and Folk Psychology, Wish-Fulfillment in Dream and Myth; The Effect of the Censor in Dreams and Myths. The Work of Condensation; Displacement and Secondary Elaboration in Dreams and Myths; The Effect of Displacement in the Sagas of Prometheus, Moses, and Samson; The Means of Representation of the Myth; Wish-Fulfillment in the Prometheus Saga; Analysis of the Myth of the Origin of Nectar; The Wish Theory of the Myth; The Determining Forces in the Psychic Life of the Individual and the Race.