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The Forgotten Language

An Introduction to the Understanding of Dreams, Fairy Tales, and Myths
Narrated by: Kevin Young
Length: 7 hrs and 53 mins
Categories: Non-fiction, Philosophy
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In this study, Fromm argues that man needs to analyze his unconscious thoughts, his dreams, and his conscious fantasies, as they reflect a universal and symbolic representation of himself.

©1937 Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.; and those from The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud, with the permission of Allen and Unwin, Ltd., London, 1951 by Erich Fromm, 2013 by the Estate of Erich Fromm (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

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  • 15-02-16

Fromm at full steam

Dabbling in psychoanalysis and literary interpretation, this is a must read for anyone interested in understanding (not interpreting) dreams and symbols, and includes a broad explanation of terms and thoughtful insight into the powerful wisdom of the world of the unconscious mind. The closing chapter on a Kafka masterpiece is worth the many hours of listening to this narrator (who could have also played Doug in the animated film 'Up')- the only drawback was that this narrator sounded like Alan Alda without the dynamic spark that would have made this reading stand out: a great attempt nevertheless

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