Lacan Circle Reading Group: Freud
The Interpretation of Dreams
Convened by Ellen Smith
“There is often a passage in even the most thoroughly interpreted dream which has to be left obscure; this is because we become aware during the work of interpretation that at that point there is a tangle of dream-thoughts which cannot be unraveled and which moreover adds nothing to our knowledge of the content of the dream. This is the dream’s navel, the spot where it reaches down into the unknown”
The Interpretation of Dreams, The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud, Vol. 5, p. 525
Starting Monday 11 October
7:00pm – 8:30pm AEDT
Free and entirely on Zoom
The Lacan Circle of Australia Freud reading group meets weekly to read and discuss the work of Sigmund Freud line by line. No prior knowledge or experience is necessary.
We will begin with The Interpretation of Dreams.
We will read from the Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud, translated by James Strachey.
The Interpretation of Dreams appears in Volumes 4 and 5 of the Standard Edition which are available from the usual sellers, including this one.
A PDF of entirety of Standard Edition is available free and online here.
Contact Ellen Smith with any queries.
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