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On Dreams

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A translation of Freud's 1900 statement concerning his theory of the nature & mechanism of dreams.
Paperback, 122 pages
Published January 17th 1952 by W.W. Norton & Company (NY) (first published 1900)
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Ahmad Sharabiani
Über den Traum = On Dreams = The Interpretation of Dreams, Sigmund Freud
عنوان: رویا؛ نویسنده: زیگموند فروید؛ مترجم: محمد حجازی؛ تهران، بنگاه مطبوعاتی صفیعیلیشاه؛ 1332، در 100 ص؛ چاپ دوم: ابن سینا، 1335 هجری چاپ دیگر: تهران، دادار، 1380، در 80 ص؛ موضوع: روانکاوی رویا - قرن 20 م
یکی از دغدغه ها و فکرها و کنکاشهای علمی زیگموند فروید ضمیر ناخودآگاه و خواب و رویاست....؛ او معتقد بود انسان برای سبک شدن از عقده های روحی به خواب پناه میبرد. زیگموند فروید در کنکاش خود در باره ی خلسه و خواب موقت به نتایج
Andrei Tamaş
Eu sunt adesea cuprins de visuri (şi mai puţin de vise) şi poate de aceea nu am putut înţelege decât exemplele concrete date de Freud în această sumară ediţie (scrisă de autor, nu de vreo publicaţie) a "Interpretării viselor"...

"Este interesant de remarcat însă că are dreptate credinţa populară că visul vesteşte viitorul. În realitate, viitorul pe care ni-l arată visul nu este cel care se va realiza, ci cel care ne-ar plăcea să se realizeze. Mintea poporului procedează aici aşa cum este obişnuit
Fatima Alammar
Dec 30, 2009 Fatima Alammar rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: non-fiction
رغم أن كتابا يحتوي عنوانه على مفردة "نظرية" قد يثير شيئا من "الفزع" أو الخشية من مضمون منفّر وغامض يحتاج لشروح وتفسيرات؛ إلا أن كتاب فرويد هذا لا ينطبق عليه الوصف. إنه يميل للتشويق، كما أنه على درجة عاليةٍ من الحيوية ذلك أنه في الأساس كان مجموعة محاضرات ألقاها سيغموند فرويد في جامعة كلارك في الولايات المتحدة سنة 1909
بدا لي فرويد "مدافعا" عن الحلم، يتعامل معه بتقدير خاص، ويقول أحد الباحثين أن فرويد استقى اهتمامه متأثرا بما جاء في التوراة من فكرة تشير إلى أن "كل حلم يتضمن رسالة ما"

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Rosa Ramôa
Jul 05, 2014 Rosa Ramôa rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Os sonhos tem significados...Alguns!
Freud diz que sonhar é significar!
Jun 22, 2013 Molly rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
While Freud does an excellent job in explaining the tracing of dreams back to passing thoughts or unfulfilled wishes/desires, I think he attributes too many of our passions and deepest yearnings to simple, instinctual sexuality. Freud, in my opinion, speaks more of his own psychology than he does to explain the reasoning behind dreaming for the masses. This observation, however, leads me to question the notion that one single methodology for interpreting dreams could exist and apply to all. It s ...more
Andreea Obreja
This was so brilliant! Oh, God! Oh, God! I MUST read "The Interpretation of Dreams"!
I know I must make a summary, otherwise I won't remember half of what I've read (not conscious, anyway).
Basically, all dreams are wishes. And if the dream is much too weird and seems like maybe the opposite of something one would want, then it's coded.
Moreover, adult dreams are almost always sexual wishes, although one may not find in them anything to do with that, because they are so well disguised.
As far as course readings go, this one was actually kind of interesting. I managed to read all 80 pages in a night without wanting to hit something. While many if not most of Freud's ideas are outdated, they were the first foot in the door of understanding our own psyches. That doesn't mean I would have enjoyed this casually if I didn't need to write a paper on it.
Freud's theories are important; his writing is not. Necessary insofar as it introduces ideas which later theorists developed into more thoughtful and productive methods of interpretation.

It is, however, impossible to imagine theory and criticism existing in their present (and past) state without Freud -- meaning that, although his theories may be outdated and laughably convoluted, they have the added value of legacy.
Baraa Qudah
طبعا كتابات فرويد في العلم النفسي كلاسيكية

ولكن يبقى اسلوب فرويد التحليلي جميل للقراءة و يشكل مدخل للإطلاع على الانساق التاريخية لنشوء علم التحليل النفسي و تطوره الزمني

عدا عن ذلك فإن اعماله بترجمة جورج طرابيشي .. فهذه فرصة كمقبلات للإعتياد على لغة طرابيشي لقرائته لاحقاً
Mohammad Jafari moghadam
نكته جالب اينجاس كه خوابى كه ديشب ديدم رو تونستم تا حدى تحليل كنم!
Allex Langley
On Dreams by Sigmund Freud is a really tough read for an average teen like me. Freud is extremely thorough in everything he writes to the point where his work can be a bit… boring. I say this in the nicest way possible, seeing as his work was undeniably important to psychology. His purpose in writing this book was to take key points from his Interpretation of Dreams and put them in a much smaller, easier to understand book for someone who wanted to get a good idea of how Freud would classify an ...more
Mar 29, 2011 Ryan rated it really liked it
Freud's first major work was the epic Interpretation of Dreams, published right at the turn of the century (1899, that is). What I didn't know until recently was that the work was a pretty major commercial flop. It only sold something like 600 copies in total over the first few years.

Freud thought his work was very important, so about a year later he wrote and published "On Dreams," a much shorter, much simpler work, intended for a wider audience. It leaves out much of the dense material that m
It is not necessarily an easy or overly enjoyable read and although I started reading it because of my interest in dreams, now I keep asking myself why don't I just find something else. It is as if Freud is playing with me. As much as I find this text annoying, self indulgent and occasionally far fetched, it's absurdity keeps me going.

Now I'm not gonna argue with those who admire Freud and I do understand that being written a century ago this was one of the very first steps investigating human p
Sep 17, 2009 Travis rated it it was amazing
I just finished reading this little book for the third or fourth time and I'm still impressed by its profundity (which extends far beyond what Freud explicitly says about dreams, by the way).

"On Dreams" is the 1901 layman's, condensed version of Freud's monumental and dense 1899 tome "The Interpretation of Dreams." While lacking the voluminous case studies, arguments and explanations of mind that are recorded in "The Interpretation of Dreams," this popularization presents an abbreviated explana
Jul 11, 2011 Ghazi rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

لفرويد دوره الريادي في علم النفس,وإبعاده تماما عن التراث والغيبيات وتناوله كعلمٍ قائم بذاته, بعيداً عن ماكان يُظن ويربط به من أعطاب عضويه

وكذا كانت له قصبة السبق في حل اللغط الذي استحال الى عرفٍ فيما يخص العقل البشري, وما آلت إليه نظرياته في تبرأتة من تهمة " العقل الواحد ", والتي كانت سائدة ولاتحيد عن أعرافها العقول, حيث وضع يده على العقل الباطن وأطلق اللاشعور كمصطلحٍ جديد في الفكر وفي سلوكيات البشر

يؤخذ عليه في كتابه هذا, إصراره العجيب على حصر كل مسببات الحلم إلى الدافع الجنسي

!أجزم أن الرموز الجن
Loren Dushku
Questo libro è un insieme di quattro saggi sull'argomento del sogno e della sua interpretazione, scritti da Sigmund Freud. Esso può essere considerato un breve compendio delle teorie più diffuse del medico e psicoanalista austriaco che utilizza un linguaggio semplice e scorrevole per divulgare le teorie ed i suoi studi anche a chi non si occupa di psicoanalisi.

Questo studio fu pubblicato in un periodo in cui l'ambiente della psicoanalisi dava poca importanza al sogno come mezzo per analizzare il
Ameera H.  Al-mousa
هذا مبحث فرويد الأصلي المختصر عن الحلم وتأويلة ترجمة جورج طرابيشي , صفحاتة قليلة جداً -مقارنة مع المترجمات الآخرى - لم يتطرق لنظريات الحلم عن العلماء الآخرون

استعرض لحقيقة الحلم كرغبات مكبوتة , كما يرى أثناء قيام الحلم بعمله , تنتقل الشدة النفسسية للافكار والتصورات التى هي موضوع عمل الحلم لتتلبس افكاراً وتصورات اخرى هي بالضبط تلك التى ماكنا نتوقع البتة ان نراها تأخذ مثل تلك الحدة والكثافة.

وهو يرى أن الاشياء التى لاتثير الإهتمام أثناء النهار لاتصبح مثيرة للاهتمام بالنسبة الى الحلم , وأن الترهات
Feb 22, 2013 Katia rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Lire un texte de Freud peut faire peur, mais en réalité c'est l'un des plus abordable. J'ai trouvé ce texte vraiment clair et accessible.
C'est vraiment intéressant, et très complet, sur l'analyse des rêves, mais surtout sur l'explication de leur mécanisme. Je le conseille pour ceux qui souhaitent en savoir plus sur les rêves. Vous y apprendrez par exemple que le moi accorde créance aux images du rêve pour permettre la poursuite du sommeil. En d'autres termes, si vous entendez en dormant un bruit
Daniel Perry
May 28, 2014 Daniel Perry rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I'm not actually going to review this, only comment that it feels absolutely absurd to apply a star system to the founding texts of Western thought... OK, little review: this book is useful in that it's a condensed version of the mammoth Interpretation of Dreams. It worked well as a refresher, an inevitable source in the background for something I'm currently working on about dreams and creativity.
B.  Barron
May 31, 2011 B. Barron rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: audio, neuroscience
Well, it is a little out dated – but that’s fine. Frankly it’s Mr. Freud’s condescension, arrogance, and asinine assumptions about his audience and his critics that I found off-putting. Still it’s a decent book to get a feel for the history and origins of modern psychology. So it gets a 3 for that, though for entertainment it’s a 2 and for information it’s a 1 (as I said, dated).
So averaged out it’s a 2.
Abby Hagler
I suppose the only thing left to do would be to read The Interpretation of Dreams. I feel like I did not gain much by reading this, except exposure to the pathways Freud discusses ("exhaustively" in some cases, according to the translator) in Interpretation of Dreams. I gave it two stars for that merit. But I thought this book was terribly boring.
Feb 11, 2011 L. rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: psychology
Yeah, yeah, everything is a veiled allusion to repressed sexual desires. We get it.

I still can't help but feel that this tells us infinitely more about Freud's own psychological problems than of the origins of anybody else's "obsessions" or "hysteria".
Jan 27, 2015 Lio rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A must read historical classic "with moderate scientific value" on an important psychological subject.
fatimah razzaq
Jun 02, 2016 fatimah razzaq rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
ممتع، وأجاب عن فضولي في بعض المسائل..مفيد للدخول في بوابة علم الأحلام وما يتعلق بها.
Raphael Lysander
Oct 19, 2013 Raphael Lysander rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
in this book Freud arose questions more than he answered ... which make it a good book !!
Bartolomeu De Bensafrim
Freud é o amável hóspede que nos acolhe quando estávamos perdidos, enregelados e esfomeados, durante um titânico nevão. acolhe-nos no seu refúgio, dá-nos uma comida exótica e nutritiva, conta-nos histórias igualmente mágicas e visionárias diante de uma lareira onde o fogo arde em tons azulados, e deita-nos numa confortável cama feita com tecidos que a nossa pele tampouco conhece.
o problema é que, na manhã luminosa, quando agradecemos e nos preparamos para sair, Freud agarra-nos pelo braço e diz:
ÔnÎÿ Fâÿ
صحيح ان نظريات فرويد قد عفى عنها الزمن على ضوء الاكتشافات و البحوث المتقدمة في مجالات علوم الانسان .لكن لا يمكن انكار فضله و تاثيره العظيم .سواءا في جيله او في عصرنا الحالي
بالطبع لم اقتنع بنظرياته خاصة فيما يتعلق بالاحلام.لكن اعجبت انما اعجاب بطريقة طرحه و تحليله.اعجبت بطريقة تدريسه و تبسيطه للافكار العصية.
كتب فرويد تستحق القراءة لتأثيرها العظيم من جهة و لفهم الافكار التي صنعت انسان القرن الواحد و العشرين
Dec 30, 2016 Jireh rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: psychology
This created a hungry angst to find a copy of Freud's "The Interpretation of Dreams"; ending chapters escalated very quickly, seemed hastened due to the books "primer" effect so that readers or those interested in mastering dreams would actually pay up to get a copy of the real deal: "The Interpretation of Dreams".

All about latent and manifest dream-content. Has few examples, children and family/relative's dreams were shared in this book.
يتحدث الكتاب عن الرغبات الطفليه المولده للحلم الطفلي وإشباعها لدى الطفل او البالغ تظهر بشكل بسيط سهل التفسيرلهذا النوع من الأحلام اما النوع الآخر فهو قائم على المعنى الكامن للحلم والمعنى الظاهر والتناقض فيما بينهما مما يؤدي الى سوء التفسير في العاده فالمعنى الكامن لايكتفي بشيء واحد بل قد يؤدي الى عدة معاني تتداعي تباعاً، كما ذكر عملية التكثيف والابدال والتي تظهر الحلم في صورة مستعصيه على الفهم بالرغم من ان موادها تكونت من مواقف سابقه تخزنت في اللاوعي بطريقه لاشعوريه لأحداث غابره او مواقف حياتيه ...more
Jan 24, 2013 Eric rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: field-exam
In this popularized reworking of The Interpretation of Dreams, Freud counters the explanation of dreams as random biological happenings resulting from confluences of bodily systems. Instead, Freud insists on the symbolic and psychological “significance of dreams” (12). He argues that dreams possess a frequently non-literal, or “latent” (27), layer of meaning that can be discovered via careful psychoanalytic interpretation. Freud offers numerous brief examples in support of his claims that dreams ...more
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Freud was an Austrian neurologist and the founder of psychoanalysis, who created an entirely new approach to the understanding of the human personality. He is regarded as one of the most influential - and controversial - minds of the 20th century.

Sigismund (later changed to Sigmund) Freud was born on 6 May 1856 in Freiberg, Moravia (now Pribor in the Czech Republic). His father was a merchant. The
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