Dreams, Illusion and Other Realities.
Chicago and London, University of Chicago Press, 1984. 16 cm x 23.5 cm. XVI, 361 pages. Illustrated with 16 black-and-white plates and eight diagrams. Frontispiece and dustjacket illustrated with a reproduction of ‘A Mobius Snake/Rope’ painted by R. Williams. Original Hardcover with original dustjacket. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear.
An exploration of the nature of reality through a close examination of Indian myth.
Including: The Interpretation of Dreams / Dreams in the ‘Mahabharata’ / Freud on the Reality of Dreams / Myths About Dreams / Shared Dreams and Archetypal Myths / Magic Doubles / Ontology in Narrative: More Tales from the ‘Yogavasistha’ / The Art of Illusion / The Magic City in the Sky as a Metaphor for Illusion / etc.