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Dream interpretation

Dream interpretation is the art of determining the meaning (or alleged meaning) of the symbols contained in a dream.

Dream interpetation is a part of psychoanalysis; the seminal work on the subject is The Interpetation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud.

Joseph in the Old Testament interpreted the dreams of a Pharaoh of Egypt.

Interpretation of dreams is also a part of contemporary pop or new age culture. See new age dream interpretation[?]; Edgar Cayce on Dreams by Harmon H. Bro, 1968; and Edgar Cayce...

Further Reading

  • Elsie Sechrist with foreword by Hugh Lynn Cayce, Dreams, Your Magic Mirror, Warner Books, 1974, mass market paperback, ISBN 0-446-31384-X

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