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The Dream Discourse Today : Lancaster Pamphlets - Sara Flanders

The Dream Discourse Today

Lancaster Pamphlets

Paperback Published: 10th June 1993
ISBN: 9780415093552
Number Of Pages: 248

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Although most analysts would agree that the dream has lost its unequivocal centrality in the analytic endeavor, it remains true that most analysts pay particular attention to a dream report and that the dream continues to have a special place in professional discourse. "The Dream Discourse Today," an unrivalled synoptic view of key American, British and French papers on dream analysis in clinical practice, offers the reader a range of perspectives. Placed in historical context, both the papers and the editorial commentary invite a comparative reading which exhibits converging implications, often drawn from very different approaches, for clinical practice.
"The Dream Discourse Today" is the first historical and theoretical survey of its subject and the classic nature of the papers included make it a first-class work of reference for psychoanalysts and psychotherapists of all schools, whether in practice or still in training, and valuable reading for all those interested in the theory of the technique of dream analysis.
Contributors: Masud Khan, Charles Brenner, R. R. Greenson, Hanna Segal, J. P. Pontalis, Harold Stewart, James Gammill, Didier Anzieu, Jacob Spanjaard, R. Greenberg, C. Pearlman, Cecily de Monchaux, Robert D. Stolorow and George Atwood.

"... I think Flanders' book stands out in its genuine attempt to be inclusive. I would happily use the book as prescribed reading for a series of postgraduate seminars with psychotherapy students. There is also plenty for the practising therapist to dip into and puzzle over." - British Journal of Psychothearapy

Acknowledgements
Introduction
The Psychoanalytic Dream: The Psychoanalytic Process
Dream Psychology and the Evolution of the Psychoanalytic Situation
The Dream Controversy: Is it the Royal Road Today? Dreams in Clinical Psychoanalytic Practice
The Dream-space
The Use and Abuse of Dream in Psychic Experience
The Function of Dreams
Dream as an Object
The Experiencing of the Dream and the Transference
Some Reflections on Analytic Listening and the Dream Screen
The Film of the Dream
The Adaptive Ego and the Dream
The Manifest Dream Content and its Significance for the Interpretation of Dreams
A Psychoanalytic-dream Continuum: The Source and Function of Dreams
Dreaming and the Organizing Function of the Ego
Psychoanalytic Phenomenology of the Dream
Name Index
Subject Index
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ISBN: 9780415093552
ISBN-10: 0415093554
Series: Lancaster Pamphlets
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 248
Published: 10th June 1993
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.27 x 15.75  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.39
Edition Number: 1