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    Freud and Jewish dreaming

    Frosh, Stephen (2001) Freud and Jewish dreaming. Psychoanalysis and History 3 (1), pp. 18-27. ISSN 1460-8235.

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    This paper describes some links between Freud's creative activity in The Interpretation of Dreams and his identification with the biblical figures of Joseph and Moses. In particular, it draws on traditional Jewish thought on the relationship between prophecy and dreaming, and on the characters of Joseph and of Moses. It is argued that The Interpretation of Dreams shows Freud exploring aspects of his gendered and cultural identity and finding a place for himself as a provocative and iconoclastic ‘dreamer’ in the Jewish tradition.


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