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The Book of Dreams and Ghosts (1897)

- April 10, 2019 in andrew lang, dreams, ghost stories, ghosts, supernatural

Andrew Lang, The Book of Dreams and Ghosts; London ; New York; Bombay: Longmans, Green, 1897. Seventy eight weird happenings are contained in this volume, from a demon strangling Devonian farmers in 1682 to a poltergeist terrorising a contemporary Chinese couple. With it the author Andrew Lang continues his mission to imbue the modern mind […]

Schneider Von Groot’s Christmas Dream (1885)

- December 12, 2018 in alcohol, christmas, demons, devils, dreams, drinking, schnapps, temperance, temperance movement

Born of the temperance movement, this poem dramatises the ills of drinking schnapps, through one man’s bloody battle with thousands of intoxicated demons.

Schneider Von Groot’s Christmas Dream (1885)

- December 12, 2018 in alcohol, christmas, demons, devils, dreams, drinking, schnapps, temperance, temperance movement

Born of the temperance movement, this poem dramatises the ills of drinking schnapps, through one man’s bloody battle with thousands of intoxicated demons.

Dream of a Rarebit Fiend (1906)

- October 17, 2018 in Dream of a Rarebit Fiend, dreams, little nemo, Welsh Rarebit, winsor mckay

Having gorged himself on Welsh Rarebit — melted cheese on toast — a man hallucinates his way out of his bedroom window, flies over an urban nightscape, and skewers his pyjamas on a wind vane.

Dream of a Rarebit Fiend (1906)

- October 17, 2018 in Dream of a Rarebit Fiend, dreams, little nemo, Welsh Rarebit, winsor mckay

Having gorged himself on Welsh Rarebit — melted cheese on toast — a man hallucinates his way out of his bedroom window, flies over an urban nightscape, and skewers his pyjamas on a wind vane.

The Whims (1799) and The Follies (1815–23) of Francisco Goya

- November 28, 2017 in dreams, Francisco Goya, proverbs, satire, Society, spain

Prints from Goya's Los caprichos (The Whims) and Los disparates (The Follies), two series which see him condemning the follies and foibles of civilized society.

The Whims (1799) and The Follies (1815–23) of Francisco Goya

- November 28, 2017 in dreams, Francisco Goya, proverbs, satire, Society, spain

Prints from Goya's Los caprichos (The Whims) and Los disparates (The Follies), two series which see him condemning the follies and foibles of civilized society.

Lofty Only in Sound: Crossed Wires and Community in 19th-Century Dreams

- April 5, 2017 in civil war, Culture & History, dream, dreams, Featured Articles, paranormal, poetry, psychology, Science & Medicine, telepathy, us civil war

Alicia Puglionesi on a curious case of supposed dream telepathy at the end of the US Civil War, and the important role dreams played in how a traumatised nation responded to the conflict.

Emanuel Swedenborg’s Journal of Dreams and Spiritual Experiences in the Year 1744 (1918)

- May 11, 2016 in dream diary, dream journal, dreams, eroticism, historical dream diary, sex, spirituality, swedenborg

Dream diary of the 18th-century Swedish scientist, philosopher, religious teacher and visionary Emanuel Swedenborg.

Emanuel Swedenborg’s Journal of Dreams and Spiritual Experiences in the Year 1744 (1918)

- May 11, 2016 in dream diary, dream journal, dreams, eroticism, historical dream diary, sex, spirituality, swedenborg

Dream diary of the 18th-century Swedish scientist, philosopher, religious teacher and visionary Emanuel Swedenborg.