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On Freud's Creative Writers and Day-dreaming

1st Edition

Edited by Ethel S. Person, Peter Fonagy, Servulo Augusto Figueira


222 pages

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This volume contains Freud's essay 'Creative Writers and Daydreaming' which explores the origins of daydreaming, and its relation to the play of children and the creative process. Each contributor offers an insightful commentary on the essay.

Table of Contents

Preface , Introduction , Creative Writers and Day-dreaming (1908) , Discussion of “Creative Writers and Day-dreaming” , A Masterpiece of Illumination , A Modern View of Freud’s “Creative Writers and Day-dreaming” , The Clinical Value of Daydreams and a Note on Their Role in Character Analysis , Some Reflections on Phantasy and Creativity , Unconscious Phantasy, Identification, and Projection in the Creative Writer , Reality and Unreality in Phantasy and Fiction , “Creative Writers and Day-dreaming” , Creative Writers and Dream-Work-Alpha , Fantasy and Beyond , “Creative Writers and Day-dreaming”

About the Editors

Servulo A Figueira

About the Series

The International Psychoanalytical Association Contemporary Freud Turning Points and Critical Issues Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health