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Screen Dream

"The dream screen, as I define it, is the surface on which a dream appears to be projected. It is the blank background, present in the dream though not necessarily seen, and the visually perceived action of ordinary manifest dream contents takes place on it or before it. Theoretically it may be part of the latent or the manifest content, but this distinction is academic. The dream screen is not often noted or mentioned by the analytic patient, and in the practical business of dream interpretation, the analyst is not concerned with it." Bertram D. Lewin (Sleep, the Mouth and the Dream Screen, 1949) "Thoughts precede thinking. They need to be thought in order to be recognized as thoughts. … [Read more...]