Titre : The Dream Adventure: A Literary Anthology.
Éditeur : Orion Press, New York, NY
Date d'édition : 1963
Reliure : Hardcover
Etat de la jaquette : Dust Jacket Included
Edition : First Edition, First Printing stated.
First Edition, First Printing stated. Very Good+ in Good only DJ: Book shows indications of careful use; just a touch of wear to extremities; the top edge is a mite dust-dulled; the binding remains square and secure; text clean. DJ shows fairly heavy wear to the extremities, with loss to tiny tears and rubbing; there is a one-inch chip at the bottom edge of the front panel; mild rubbing and very faint, but pervasive soiling tp the panels; the price has not been clipped; mylar-protected. Structurally sound and tightly bound, and showing minimal wear, remains a clean, sturdy, presentable copy in a well-worn, chipped, but intact DJ. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 283pp. Introduction by the Editor. Hardback with DJ. Dreams are the common property of mankind, experienced by everyone, but written about by only a few. Herewith for the first time presented, an anthology of the most startling dream experiences in fiction, a collection that begins with a most interesting and informative selection of fifteen texts from ancient China. Essentially, an anthology of literary works centered around the subjects of dreams and dreaming. Among the authors represented are Edgar Allan Poe, H.G. Wells, Vladimir Nabokov, Jorge Luis Borges, Ambrose Bierce, Apuleius, Ts'ao Hsueh-ch'in, Lieh Tzu and Su Shih. The book concludes with an essay by Bernard Groethuysen titled "The Epistemology of the Dream." From the terror of Gautier's The Dead Lemon, and Poe's A Tale of the Ragged Mountains to the science-fiction fantasy of Henry Kuttner and C. L. Moore's A Wild Surmise, the spiraling fears of Nabokov's The Visit to the Museum, and the paradisiacal Gardens of Alamut of Marco Polo, every reader is sure to discover again the secret life ot the dream state. N° de réf. du libraire 42501
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