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5.0 out of 5 stars Dreamy
Brilliant condition, excellent book.
If you have an interest in psychology, or just Freud, buy this book! It's a very good one.
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3.0 out of 5 stars not the best Freud translation
I wouldn't dream (pardon the pun) to review Freud's work here, experts are required for this kind of undertaking

this is just to say that before buying this book you should know that according to Jeff Masson (who is a true Freud expert), this translation is not the best. Strachey did not speak fluent German and many times he simply did not understand the words,...
Published on 10 Mar. 2010 by u.R.what.u.read


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7 of 9 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars not the best Freud translation, 10 Mar. 2010
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I wouldn't dream (pardon the pun) to review Freud's work here, experts are required for this kind of undertaking

this is just to say that before buying this book you should know that according to Jeff Masson (who is a true Freud expert), this translation is not the best. Strachey did not speak fluent German and many times he simply did not understand the words, let alone Freud's ideas in their entire subtlety and complexity.

I would recommend that you look for better, more modern translations (this particular one, the Feb 2010 edition, was done in 1953!)

on a different note, this particular edition is also not great because the print font is very, very small (10 point Garamond in the main print, even smaller in the many, many notes. The spacing is also tiny. Very tiring on the eye). And the book is nowhere near the 4.3 cm thickness claimed by the Amazon description, it is in fact just 3.5 cm.

according to Amazon there is an Interpretation of Dreams to be published in Nov 2010 which has Masson's name on it. Now that should be interesting!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Dreamy, 11 Feb. 2015
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Brilliant condition, excellent book.
If you have an interest in psychology, or just Freud, buy this book! It's a very good one.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 5 Feb. 2015
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excellent
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5.0 out of 5 stars The book..., 6 Sept. 2013
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I read it decades ago and thought I'd give it another go. The delivery was fast and the condition was good.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Three Stars, 10 Aug. 2014
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not a bad read
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5.0 out of 5 stars Always wanted this copy, 2 Aug. 2013
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Great reading , have only browses through this, but from what I have read so far
It gives me mor understand of dreams
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5.0 out of 5 stars gave as gift, 20 Jan. 2013
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my friend really loves this i think it has helped her to explain her dreams, was the best christmas goft
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