By Steven F. Kruger

This wide-ranging examine examines the function of the dream in medieval tradition near to philosophical, criminal and theological writings in addition to literary and autobiographical works. Stephen Kruger reviews the advance of theories of dreaming, from the Neoplatonic and patristic writers to overdue medieval re-interpretations, and exhibits how those theories relate to autobiographical debts and to extra well known remedies of dreaming. He considers formerly overlooked fabric together with one vital dream imaginative and prescient via Nicole Oresme, and arrives at a brand new figuring out of this literary style, and of medieval attitudes to dreaming often.

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