Night: An Exploration of Night Life, Night Language, Sleep and Dreams (A. Alvarez)

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Night: An Exploration Of Night Life, Night Language, Sleep And Dreams

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Night: An Exploration of Night Life, Night Language, Sleep and Dreams

A. Alvarez

Large Hardcover

Alvarez combines detailed personal reminiscence, candid self-appraisal, close scientific observation, literary scholarship, &; natural description to produce a most enlightening &; enjoyable rumination on the subject of darkness, dreams, &; night-dwellers animal &; human, hallucinatory &; real. This is a meditation or rumination on the dark, elegantly written &; packed with out-of-the-way information. Chapters: the dark at the top of the stairs; the sleep laboratory; dreaming; the interpretation of dreams; a note on chaos theory; hypnagogic hallucinations; &; the Brownies; Surrealism; keeping the peace; &; night owls. Illustrated.

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