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Sex And Dreams - The Language Of Dreams | by William Stekel



Dr. Wm. Stekel's Language of Dreams, of which the first portion is herewith presented to the English reading professional ranks, is intended as a guide to the interpretation of the Unconscious for those who are concerned professionally with nervous disorders.

TitleSex And Dreams - The Language Of Dreams
AuthorWilliam Stekel
PublisherRichard G. Badger
Year1922
Copyright1922, Richard G. Badger
AmazonSex and Dreams: The Language of Dreams

By Dr. William Stekel

(vienna)

Authorized translation by James S. Van Teslaar, M.D.

(For sale only to Members of the Medical Profession)

Sex And Dreams The Language Of Dreams 1
-Translator's Preface
Dr. Wm. Stekel's Language of Dreams, of which the first portion is herewith presented to the English reading professional ranks, is intended as a guide to the interpretation of the Unconscious for tho...
-Author's Preface
Every mental activity is dominated by the law of bipolarity: to every instinct there corresponds a counter-instinct; to every virtue, a vice; to every manifestation of strength, some weakness. One c...
-I. The Meaning of The Symbolism - What Is A Symbol? - The Dream About The Slain Woman - Lovesick Humanity - Dream Of The Jealous Father - Dream And Myth
Wahrlich, waren die Menschen sinniger, die feinen Winken der Natur zu beobachten und zu deuten, dieses Traumleben musste sie aufmerksam machen. Sie mussten finden, dass von dem grossen Ratsel, nach de...
-The Meaning of The Symbolism - What Is A Symbol? - The Dream About The Slain Woman - Lovesick Humanity - Dream Of The Jealous Father - Dream And Myth. Part 2
But the tremendous gap which exists between the requisites of our cultural and those of our elemental self leads eventually to a strange state of affairs. The cultural self knows not, or assumes not t...
-The Dream About The Slain Woman - Lovesick Humanity - Dream Of The Jealous Father - Dream And Myth. Part 3
The flight of time is very ingeniously indicated by the progressive admonition: a quarter past eleven, half past eleven, a quarter of twelve. Since the neurosis expresses the struggle between cravin...
-(1) We tied sheafs on the field and my sheaf stood upright; and your sheafs bowed before my sheaf
The brothers at once interpreted the dream to mean that Joseph will surpass them: Shalt thou be our king and rule over us? Even we children of this age could not interpret the dream otherwise. 4 Th...
-(5) Some one dreamed of seducing and sacrificing his own wife, of bartering with and offering her flesh for sale, and that he earned a great sum thereby
Thereupon he dreamed that he was very joyful over it and he attempted to hide the money he had gained, on account of the jealousy of those around. That man eventually sold his own wife and made mone...
-(6) "Father, last night I have seen fancy cakes in my dream"
My son, that has a good meaning. (Jokingly:) Give me ten paras (the smallest monetary unit current m Constantinople) and I will interpret the dream for you.' If I had ten paras, I would not be d...
-(8) A servant girl climbs on the ladder, as if preparing for window cleaning and carries a chimpanzee and a gorilla cat (later corrected to angora cat) with her
She throws the animals at the dreamer; the chimpanzee clings to the latter, who finds this very disagreeable. This dream has achieved its end through the simplest of means, namely, by taking a collo...
-(9) I see before me a large wooden picture of the Christ
I take a chip out of it. This dream is also to be understood in a symbolic sense. The dreamer is still a believer at heart, even strongly so, though outwardly a fanatic free thinker. The day before t...
-(10) Father finds various holes in the rooms
I am worried because he alone wants to stop them up. When I ask him why it worried him, he answered, Because father took all that trouble alone. I could help him. That is not a suitable task for so ...
-(11) Papa goes around cutting off all the leaf ends to all the 'plastic figures in the room
I ami angry at that and want to prevent it. I am thinking: has he turned crazy? The girl tells us that her father was always ter-ribly jealous. He did not allow her so much as to shake hands with a s...
-Sexual Symbolism. Continued
The study of these myths has long been assiduously cultivated by the folk-psychologists who justi-fiedly expected to find through them a path towards a better understanding of the mental life of the v...
-II. The Analysis Of A Simple Dream - The Dream About The Telephone - The Ballad Of The Poor Eagle - What Mrs. A. Thinks Of The Act Of Telephoning
Hebbel in his diaries remarks: A man making up his mind to record faithfully and with regularity all his dreams, without choice or scruples, and adding thereto a commentary to include everything from...
-(12) A woman goes to the butcher shop, to make some purchases, finds the meat stall exposed, chooses a big, hard piece of meat, shaped as a sausage (Wurst), shoves it m her pocket, where it hardly fits, as it melts in the warmth of the pocket, every detail of the dream is obvious when we know that it relates to fleischliche Geliiste, lusts of the flesh, and to purchases in the love mart
I want to record here a dream of this character, in which the telephone has an erotic meaning. It is a long and spectacular dream, containing numerous details which, naturally, are also significant fo...
-(13) I visit my sister and find only my brother-in-law at home
The telephone rings. Astonished, I wonder since when the instrument had 'been introduced into the house. My brother-in-law throws a deprecating glance at me and asks whether I do not read the daily pa...
-(13) I visit my sister and find only my brother-in-law at home. Continued
The lady subject who relates this dream has the habit and the ready knack of improvising verses, and can speak in rhymes for days. The composition of the ballad in the dream is therefore natural in he...
-III. Superficial Aspects Of Dream Interpretation - The Moon And The Earth - The "Rathaus" Dream - Representation Of Unbridled Life
Suche in das Innere jedes Menschen einzudringen; aber gestatte auch jedem anderen in deine Seele einzugehen. [Endeavor to penetrate into every one's inner self; but allow also the others to look into...
-(15) Our dog, old and useless I see lying on the sofa and breathing his last
My son-in-law suddenly comes home bringing along a little, lovely brown dog. 1 ask him, Consoling yourself as soon as that? He raises his shoulders saying: Why not? What is the use to keep on mourn...
-(16) It seems I had already been with a couple of girls in a train, namely at the open door, and there was a vague feeling that I was in some harmonic relationship with one J
K., and there was also something between H. (the other girl) and myself. Am sitting later in a large third class compart' ment, near the window, far forward (in the direction of the tram) and to the ...
-(17) I saw floating in the air a great globe, surrounded with a rmg of blue glass, like a wheel
The meaning is the same. Her mother's marriage ring has a wonderful blue stone. The ring on the finger is a symbol of sexual union. The minister puts the ring on the bride's finger; that is, she may n...
-(19) I dream of a triangle supposed to symbolize some philosophic principle and which serves me, perhaps others also, as a sort of support
The triangle grows gradually smaller and more angular finally it is but a spear and therefore it is no longer fit to serve as a support and I am about to fall into a terrible abyss. I awake with a ter...
-(20) I have two different shoes: a yellow one on the left foot, on the right, a black one
He loves two women: one is blond, the other is dark. More significant yet the meaning: schwarz-gelb, yellowish-black. He is an Austrian and wears on his feet the colors of his emperor (father). He is ...
-(21) I am confined to bed after a serious internal operation
My husband stands at the head of the bed, looking at me sympathetically and kindly, his hand on my shoulder. Bending over me and looking me straight in the eye is the young poet. I am coming out of na...
-(22) Great uproar in the Assembly House
The Emperor is also present. Thousands of people below, awaiting the Emperor's departure. It is evening and the Assembly House square is feerically illumined for the occasion. Three figures stand watc...
-(23) I am in a street car which is bound for the Franz-Joseph Station
One horse is harnessed with a bridle of thin rope. The rope breaks. This dream I dreamed in the fall after the return of my wife through the Franz-Joseph Station from a Summer vacation. A clear wish ...
-(24) I am followed in the open field by a tramp, a very powerful fellow
He has with him a small girl. I was afraid he might force me to have sexual intercourse with the girl, but I thought to myself: I should not really let that weigh very heavily on my conscience this ti...
-IV. Symbolism of The Sinking Tree - Representation Of Mother Earth - The Fear Of Self
Furchterlich tief leuchtet der Traum in den in uns gebauten Epikurs - und Augiasstall hinein, und wir sehen in der Nacht alle die wilden Grabtiere und Abendwolfe ledig umherstreifen, die am Tage die V...
-(25) I was in an open quadrangular space (it was not an enclosure) - a garden? or a Court? - A tree at one end, slowly disappeared before our eyes, as if gradually sinking into water
I was clever enough to notice that tree and Court alike also underwent a shaking motion: Here we see how the changes upon the earth surface are brought about. This dream was followed by another, fo...
-A tree at one end, slowly disappeared before our eyes, as if gradually sinking into water. Continued
Symbolism of Dreams, Leipzig, F. A. Brockhaus, 1840. That strange association seems not to have escaped the attention of the prehistoric race which has raised the phallus, or its colossal symbol, th...
-V. Dream Masks - Pursuit Dreams - The Political Dream About Bismarck - The Wonderful Villa - The Dream About The Baker - Contrary Meaning Of Aboriginal Words - The Psychology Of The Don Juan Type - Savings Bankbook And Love - Evil Thoughts Of Childhood - The Skillful Fencer - The Dark Man, A Symbol For Death
Glaubt mir, des Menschen wahrster Wahn Wird ihm im Traume awfgetan. [Believe me, man sees his wildest fancy come true, in his dreams.] Richard Wagner Numerous examples have shown us that the dream ...
-(27) A little, old, ugly woman chases me around the table; I am afraid and wake up with fear
The meaning is very simple. If we translate the little old ugly woman into the opposite we find that in the dream she is being pursued around the table by a big, attractive young man, an experience wh...
-(28) I am running away from some one, or else I am pursuing somebody through water, over steps, into the room
It occurs to him that there was some one else in the dream; we try to inform ourselves who that could be, and he replies it was a colleague, a piano player like himself, who tried to enter the technic...
-(29) I am in the Hofburg and see Bismarck
With others I shout: Hoch! Some one starts the anthem. I join lustily. Several fall on their knees. . . . I see Bismarck again. We speak about the incident, also about the books which he carries. I te...
-(30) I am in Newwaldegg
One of the last houses is a wonderful villa belonging to my mother. I ascend a marble stairway and come into a gigantic reception room exquisitely furnished in red and gold. Oh, I say, there is com...
-(31) I am on the street
A big - no, a middle-sized, rather diminutive man, with a black mustache pointing downwards, hold me by the hand and does not want to let go. He wants to squeeze me. I say: let me off, or I'll call th...
-VI. Dream Masks, Cont. - Transposition From Below, Upwards, And From The Front, Backwards - Scorn Under The Mask Of Gentility - A Dream Which Must Be Interpreted In Reverse Sense - The Second Symbolic Equation - The Symbolization Of Scornful Love - Why The Child Calls "Papa!" - A Biographic Dream
Es ist mit dem Menschen wie mit dem Bauvi. Je mehr er in die Hbhe wnd Helle will, um so starker streben seine Wurzeln erdwarts, abwdrts, ins dunkle, Tiefe, - ins Bose. [Man is like a tree; the more h...
-(32) Mama has told me not to allow so much boring in the nose
1 Nabeln for coire; vid. Anthropophyteia, vol. VII, p. 13. For instance, anus is called the Cyclopean eye: Ibid., p. 44. Also, Fr. Cyclope; the one-eyed affair - das ein-augige Getchaft - mean...
-(33) I am engaged in conversation with J
L. and I become aware of the fact that I have a flat fleshly growth at the back of my head and I reach my right hand back to it. I don't like its presence there and I reflect how to get rid of it. N...
-(34) I visited relatives
Although it was Summer I wore a winter coat. I expected to find father there. As I stepped in I saw mother in the place. As she was the first one sitting nearest the door t greeted her. Then I saw fat...
-(35) A palace of the high tower and a park and a lodge of Baron Rosenfeld
In the park I find Rosenfeld, Jr. and speak with him. I fell in love with him. Analysis: The dream is vain worship and admiration of Baron Rosenfeld. But) the Jewish name is enough to awaken our susp...
-(36) A strange child comes to me
It looks badly and gazes at me with sad eyes. I let it come to the table and give it food. The child devours an unbelievably large amount and seems to be getting satiated. One can see the eating does ...
-(37) 1 I found myself in a gigantic, castle-like, theatrical building and dimly witnessed a representation
2 Then I climbed some gigantic stairway in that building and I perceived Mr. X. as he loomed into view a few times and wondered that he lived here. I greeted him cordially, he answered curtly and cool...
-VII. Dream Masks - Displacement And Fusion - The Brave Servant - Criminal (Asocial) Instincts
Wie im Auge ein Punkt ist, der nicht sieht, so ist in jeder Seele em dunkler Punkt, der den Keim des innem Verderbens enthalt. [As the eye has its blind spot, so in the depths of every one's soul the...
-(39) There was a great fire
I went to the watt. The wall was so low, I jumped on top of it. This dream portrays various emotions. First the fear of some one breaking in, obviously a dream specifically feminine. Secondly, the ...
-(39) There was a great fire. Continued
In his Tagebuch (Diary) Goethe refers to his membrum virile as follows: 2 Vid.: Der psychische Hermaphroditismus im Leben und in der Neurose. Fortschritte der Medizin, 1910, No. 16. 3 Servant for pen...
-VIII. The Splitting Of Personality In The Dream - The Dream Of A Judge: Villa And Prison - The Museum Dream
Dass wir uns im Traume selbst sehen, kommt daher, dass wir urns oft im Spiegel sehen, ohne daran zu deriken, dass es ein Spiegel ist. Es ist aber im Traume die Vorstellung lebhafter und das Bewusst-se...
-(40) I had a villa next to a prison and presently it appeared that a room of that villa became a sort of veranda which led to the roof of that prison m-stitution
Next I knew that an inmate had escaped from there and there was some talk about it. It seemed to be an uncomfortable situation, the escaped prisoner might break in on us. In fact, as I sat alone in th...
-(41) I see a great boggy -field and Miss M
must cross it. I warn her saying: One usually sinks down there! Nevertheless she runs ahead, becomes covered with dirt but laughs over it and calls back to me: Try it! I know I should not sink and...
-(42) I saw myself as in a vision which disappeared rapidly
It was in the open. I saw myself much smaller - but with the traits of a grown-up person - hands and feet nailed on the cross. A couple of men wanted also to drive some nails through my head. I said: ...
-(43) I was in a museum (Panoptikum) standing before a glass box containing a very beautiful wom-an
She said: You see - such are the low depths to which we drift when we do not control ourselves. Now I must expose my misery and shame to public gaze! I looked at her and she turned greenish, yellowi...
-IX. Transformations And Bisexuality - The Meaning Of Five Fingers - An Old Dream In A New Light - Bisexual Symbols - All Deeams Are Bisexual - How The Dreamer Seeks The Male In The Woman
Es gehört unter die Vorzüge des Menschen dass er träumt und es weiss. Man hat schwerlich noch den rechten Gebrauch davon gemacht. Der Traum ist ein Leben, das mit dem unserigen zusammenge-setzt das wi...
-(46) Uncle Charles brings Paul home after dark
I was tremendously scared and asked whether we ought to put Paul to bed at once. Charles turned around to me but when I looked at him, it was not Paul, I saw instead Dr. Stekel's dark face. On account...
-(47) We are to move from our old dwelling; terrible disorder in all the rooms
The servant girl suddenly brings in a couple of calling cards and says:' I have shown the gentlemen to the front room. - It is Hugo with a strange man. He brought the stranger along, - I think to my...
-(48) I went down some stairway accompanied by a girl whom I recently met
She says to me I must 3 Dogs in the dream represent shameless sexuality. Mop-seln = coire (Anthropophyteia, vol. Ill, p. 222.); Also Pu-deln. bring Dr. Stekel's servant girl an apron, - this will...
-(49) I passed by a show window and wholly unaware of what I was doing I opened it up and removed some gold chains
I am scared when I reflect on what I have really done. I ran into a jewelry store where I found my sister selling something to the gold worker (or was she there to purchase something herself?). I fear...
-(50) I walk along through a "joy" street and I approach a girl
When I am near her she changes into a man who is lying on a sofa half undressed. He says: Es wird dich doch nicht genieren oder es geniert Sie doch nicht: it won't discommode you, or it surely ...
-(53) Dr. X. sits in room, dressed in women's clothes, and seems very stout
He wears a gray blouse. . . . S. T. sees Dr. X., his office colleague, as a woman. Here we find that blouse stands for woman a female symbol. In the previous dream (fifty-one) blouse was a male symbo...
-(55) I dream that I lie in bed with mother and I embrace her warmly
As I move my hand downwards I discover to my consternation a tremendously big, erect penis. I awake with an outcry. This neurotic has a peculiar fixation of his libido. He is attracted by large, musc...
-(56) I saw before me a man with a comb incidentally sticking in his hair
I had a feeling of dread which increased as I realized that the creature had horns and a tail. It is obvious that we have in this dream-thought the well-known symbol found in all religions, - the de...
-(57) I thought that I started to cross a river in a boat
With me in the boat there was a young boy whose face was covered with numerous pustules. When we landed I ran up the hill and saw a cemetery. I threw myself down before a monument representing the Hol...
-(58) I am naked in a room with the beloved
She bites me on the thigh. I give an outcry and wake up with a severe paroxysm of my neuralgia. The inciter to this dream was an event which, occurred the previous evening, as follows: patient had r...
-(59) A friend invited me to spend Christmas evening with him
I accepted the invitation. I saw in a hall an exhibition of Christmas gifts for sale, especially little horses, which were being packed up during the evenvng. The Christmas trees, too, were loaded wit...
-X. Symbolism Of Left And Right In Dreams - Th Cousin As Substitute Foe Incest - The Father Must Leave- Symbolism Of The Spiral - Dream About Diplomatic Behavior
Das ist die wahre Symbolik, wo das Besondere das Allgemeinere reprasentiert, nicht als Traum und Schatten, sondern als lebendige amgenblickliche Offenbarung des Unerforschlichen. [True symbolism is t...
-(60) I meet Miss F
K., who comes towards me arm m arm with a man. I greet her with great politeness as I pass by. It gave me a jolt at first and I prepared myself for the greeting at the proper moment, namely, I changed...
-(62) I was paralyzed on the right side of my body, I was unable to open my right eye
4 Vid. Abraham, Die Stellung der Verwandtenehe in der Psychologie der Neurosen. Jahrb. f. psychoanalytische For-schungen. This unfortunate man, already in the later fifties, is still fixed on his sev...
-(65) He is in high school facing the examinations in physics and mathematics and that causes him great anxiety
But I do not want to dwell here on this dream and its associations; I want merely to point out that his compulsion state has been somewhat anticipated in this test dream. The patient resolved to sleep...
-(66) I dreamed I was climbing a mountain on which there was standing a ruin
When I reached the top it seemed to me I was but a rice kernel, or a millet seed and the whole mountain seemed made up of the same stuff. I let myself slide down and the rapid motion gave Trie an exqu...
-(67) A number of lanterns (Japanese?) hang in a row - one at the left catches fire and burns up
The lanterns are a number of women. This dreamer is already known to us through his interesting dream about policemen (No. 38; cf. also No. 37). The burning lanterns are his sisters-in-law and siste...
-(69) Little German residential town
While strolling through the wide park stretching across the hid I meet two women, - one is young, the other appears elderly. I am a professional diplomat, a member of the cabinet (perhaps Bulow). I re...
-XI. The Dreams Of A Doubter - The Dream About Sweets - The Dream About Stolen Books - The Second Version
Es gibt keine furchtbaren Wahrheiten, die Wahrheit wirkt immer belebend, wohltuend. [There are no gruesome truths, truth is always helpful and refreshing.] Swoboda Before relating the dreams to be ...
-The Dreams Of A Doubter - The Dream About Sweets - The Dream About Stolen Books - The Second Version. Continued
Let us now attempt to penetrate more deeply into the psychic mechanism. I reproduce here three additional dreams of this subject: (71) I. I have borrowed one or more books from the library of deputy ...
-XII. The Symbolism Of Life And Death In The Dream - The Long Sharp Sword In The Dream - Masturbation Represented By Pocket - The Matricide Idea - Blood For Spermatic Fluid
Vivre, enfin, c'est mourir. [To live, at bottom, means dying off.] Maupassant In his memoirs of the Russian-Japanese war a Russian military surgeon relates an interesting episode. It was just befor...
-(74) In a primitive forest there stands a tall, spreading tree
From a branch of the tree spreading far out there hangs a long, sharp sword. Before me there stands a man whom I am -unable to distinguish clearly. The sword hangs between us and we cannot therefore s...
-(75) My brother is to leave Vienna (?)
He has 3 Cf. my statements concerning suicide in: Ueber den Selbst-mord, Diskussionen, vol. I, 1910 (J. F. Bergmann, Wiesbaden). 4 The well-known thought of Euripides is an excellent illustration: ...
-(76) I was on the street and felt dizzy; very scared I shouted: "Das ist der Riickfall, das ist bestimmt ein Ruckfall! I am falling backwards, I am surely falling backwards! Now I shall die!"
5 Ruckfall, of course, means relapse. In the dream the woman shouts: I am having a relapse! The literal translation is given in the text, - falling backwards - because the dream, as there shown by...
-(77) It is evening, dark
The girls want to close the shop. We hear a great noise, the cry, Mother- As in the above instance wherever necessary I have not hesitated to translate terms in their literal sense and I have occasi...
-(78) I come to the birthday anniversary of my friend Christine
I have not brought along the birthday present. I had no time to purchase it. She is in bed, looks very pale, - like a wax figure- and that makes me wonder. But few words are necessary. Christine is t...
-(80) I sat on a stool in my father's study
Suddenly I felt pain in my body and vomited a stream of blood. I cried: I shall die! For many years he was addicted to masturbation until his father warned him: If you do not give up the habit, you...
-(81) I strolled along a narrow path bordered right and left with bushes
Some little distance from the road, to the right, there stood a woman, apparently waiting for me. When I saw that, I turned back. This woman was a prostitute whom he had been meeting for the past six...
-XIII. Speech In Dreams - The Symbolism Of Conversation - Color Symbolism Of Mr. S
Schlaf ist ein Hineinkriechen des Menschen in sich Selbst. [Sleep means man's withdrawal into himself.] Hebbel Mr. Sigma, whom we already know through some analyses (vid. Nos. 70, 71, 72, 73), drea...
-(83) I see before me, haunched at the right of the window sill, a little yellowish-brown monkey caressing a reddish-gray dove in front of him
Gazing at them I have a feeling that the monkey will sink its claws vnto the bird at any minute and I say derisively: You would like to eat her, wouldn't you? The dove is the kind, bland Mary who c...
-XIV. Representation Of The Emotions In The Dream - The Dream Of "Getting Ready" - A Clergy-Man's Dream - The Root Of Foot Fetichism - Triumph Over The Father - Dream Thoughts And Compulsive Images - Infantile Roots Of The Fear Of Contact - Why The Dreamer "Wonders"
Ein dienst zu Nacht ist wiser Leben Genuss ist fauler Wachter Traum: Vor keinem Hirngespinnste beben -So leicht es klingt, kanns einer kaum! Feuchtersleben There are in fact no dreams without affec...
-(84) A woman dreams her husband is unfaithful
1 Afektivitat, Suggestibilitat, Paranoia. Carl Marhold, Halle a. S., 1906. Bleuler states: Our actions are probably influenced exclusively by the feelings of pleasure and of dysphoria; logical consid...
-(85) Preparations to go out for the evening
1 I rush bach and forth full of excitement. I opens and close the wardrobe, various bureau drawers, the writing desk. I lay out my gloves, jewelry and the various toilet articles. Every little while I...
-(86) I lie abed, ill and inwardly agitated
I am worried because my household 4 does not run smoothly. I muster courage, and disregarding the state of my illness, I wrap a towel around my head and with duster in hand I brush and clean out every...
-(87) I am again a girl at my parental home
A great feast at the home of my girl friend; her en-gagement is being celebrated. I am present, not at all sad, but taciturn. Most of the persons present misunderstand my behavior, - they whisper amon...
-(90) that he was following an automobile in a wagon and could not reach it
All these thoughts are based on the fact that his mother is twenty-eight years older than he. This is the tremendous gap which he is unable to cover. His wish was: Oh! if I were the father! Oh! if I ...
-(91) I am at a railway station and worried because I do not know whether it is the right one
After this worry was over, I thought of buying a ticket. In a pocketbook I find a gold com with a large 10 on it. First I thought I could not use this coin. Then I decide it is all right. At the same ...
-(92) I read of a complaint by Mr. X. against Weihrich, the high-school principal, who passed away that very day
There were three counts in the indictment and Weihrich was found guilty only on the third count which accused him of walking in sandals and of something else. I could not understand that. Later: I sa...
-(93) There was a man who was sentenced on a false charge of murder
The strange thing was that he hardly defended himself and he heard the sentence with the calm of one who, if not guilty) must be an angel. He is sentenced for life. His behavior in gaol is so wonderfu...
-(94) A steamboat arrives in our harbor; I want to dodge to the right, but cannot
I go to the left, on a country road. Many people run around scared, shouting: something terrible is happening! I feel the same way. I am m uniform and I come upon a little boy who presses a big dagger...
-(95) I find that Prof
Z., whom I consider responsible for my misfortune, is really a close acquaintance of mine. I meet him and he treats me in a very friendly and obliging manner. I am certain that Z. is bound to me by ce...
-(96) I am going to a prostitute; first I visit Frau Strabo and her sister
I see that her nose and fingers are wrapped up in white bandages. At part-ing I offer her my hand but I think to myself I cannot go to a prostitute for I have to go home first and wash my hands and th...
-(97) I am standing in an open place
I am forced out or else compelled to keep my place (?). At any rate I am under some compulsion, but I do not mind it. 10 Poisoning has a deeper determination in the significance of poison as spermati...
-(98) In Weihburg street I saw Mr. Springer sitting on the Kutschbock, - coach-box - of a carriage in conversation with three Hungarian infantrymen
One had a dark mustache; the two others had only little blond beards. I wondered about Mr. Springer's conduct. It seemed vulgar and degrading. This Herr Springer represents his father. He reproaches ...
-Excerpts from the Professional Press on the work of Dr. Wm. Stekel
We have lacked thus far a systematic clinical application of Freudian analysis. Stekel's work fills this need. Jung, in Mediz. Kli.nik. ... A standard work; a milestone in the psychiatric and psychot...







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