Sogno e sogni
Natura, storia, immaginazione
2005, cm 17 x 24, xx-174 pp. con 2 figg. n.t.
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A history of the meaning of dreams: messages from the gods of ancient Greece, biblical prophecies, Kepler’s dreamlike fantasy opposing dogma, the dream of Quevedo, the 18th century when dreams reflect two opposites, i.e. the nightmare of the inexplicable in the gothic novel vs. the enlightenment of reason in the ‘roman philosophique’, romantic literature where imagination and reality merge in the inexpressible, neurophysiological research observing brain activity during sleep, animals which dream, the dream in music.