Historical / Philosophical writings on Sleep
Auge, Marc, Oblivion, University of Minnesota Press, 2004.
Crary, Jonathan, 24/7, Late Capitalism and the Ends of Sleep, Verso, 2013.
Ekirch, Roger A., At Day’s Close, Night in Times Past, Norton & Co., 2005.
Kroker, Kenton, The Sleep of Others and the Transformation of Sleep Research, University of Toronto Press, 2007.
Lavie, Peretz, “Sleep and Death” and “Brain Waves”, The Enchanted World of Sleep, (pp.1-17). Yale University Press, 1993.
Leder, Drew, The Absent Body, University of Chicago Press, 1990.
Macnish, Robert, The Philosophy of Sleep, Hartford S. Andrus and Son, 1845.
Nancy, Jean-luc, The Fall of Sleep, Fordham University Press, 2007.
Paquot, Thierry, The Art of the Siesta, Marion Boyars Publishers, 2003.
Ricco, John Paul, The Decision Between Us, Art and Ethics in the Time of Scenes, University of Chicago, 2014.
Stopes, Marie Carmichael, Sleep, (pp.1-51). Philosophical Library, 1956.
Thorpy, Michael J., “History of Sleep and Man”, The Encyclopedia of Sleep and Sleep Disorders, New York: Facts on File, 2001.
Williams, Simon J., “Changing Theories and Explanations of Sleep; from Ancient to Modern Times”, “Sleep Through the Centuries; Historical Patterns and Practices, Sleep, Embodiment and the Lifeworld”, “The Social Patterning and Social Organization of Sleep; Inequalities, Institutions and Injustices”, “Sleep and Society, Sociological Ventures into the (Un)known”, Routledge, 2005.
Reverie and the Oneiric
Alvarez, A., Night, Night Life, Night Language, Sleep and Dreams, Norton, 1995.
Artemidorus, Daldianus, Oneirocritica (the Interpretation of Dreams), London, 1656.
Bachelard, Gaston, “Imagination and Matter”, Water and Dreams, an Essay on the Imagination of Matter, (pp.1-18). Pegasus Foundation, 1983.
Hobson, Allan J., The Dreaming Brain, Basic Books, New York, 1988.
Jouvet, Michael, The Paradox of Sleep, the Story of Dreaming, MIT Press, 1999.
Pick, Daniel and Roper, Lyndal, ed., Dreams and History: the Interpretation of Dreams from Ancient Greece to Modern Psychoanalysis, Routledge, 2004.
The Science and Medicine of Sleep
Brown, Chip, “The Man Who Mistook His Wife For a Deer and other Tales from the New Science of Extreme Sleep”, The New York Times Magazine, February 2, 2002.
Groopman, Jerome; “Eyes Wide Open, Can Science Make Regular Sleep Unnecessary?”, The New Yorker Magazine, December 3, 2001.
Kleitman, Nathaniel; Sleep and Wakefulness as Alternating Phases in the Cycle of Existence, University of Chicago Press, 1963.
Mayromatis, Andreas; Hypnagogia: the Unique State of Consciousness between Wakefulness and Sleep, Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1987.
O’Mahoney, Marie, Cyborg: the Man-Machine, Thames & Hudson, 2002.
“Deep into Sleep”, Harvard Magazine, July/August, 2005.
The Furniture of Sleep
Beldegreen, Alecia, The Bed, Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 1995.
Brunner, Bernd, The Art of Lying Down, A Guide to Horizontal Living, Melville House, 2012.
Cunnington, Cecil Willett and Cunnington, Phillis, The History of Underclothes, Michael Joseph, London, 1951.
Eden, Mary and Carrington, Richard, “Of Beds and their Furnishings” and “Sleep”, The Philosophy of the Bed, (pp.13- 31, 77- 87). Spring Books, 1966.
Giedion, Seigfried, ” Anonymous History”, and “Mechanization Encounters Human Surroundings”, Mechanization Takes Command, a Contribution to Anonymous History, (pp.2- 11, pp. 258- 510). Norton 1969.
ODea, William T., Darkness into Daylight, H.M. Stationary Off., 1948.
Kravis, Nathan, On the Couch, A Repressed History of the Analytic Couch from Plato to Freud, MIT Press, 2017.
Schivelbusch, Wolfgang, Disenchanted Night, the Industrialization of Light in the 19th century, University of California Press, 1995.
Wright, Lawrence, Warm and Snug, The History of the Bed, Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1962.
The City and Sleep
Cross, Gary S., A Social History of Leisure since 1600, Venture Pub., 1990.
Ekirch, A.Roger, At Day’s Close: Night in Times Past, Norton, 2005.
Ekirch, A. Roger, The Sleep We Have Lost: pre-Industrial Slumber in the British Isles, (pp.343-86). American Historical Review, April 2001.
Honore, Carl, In Praise of Slowness: How the Worldwide Movement is Challenging the Cult of Speed, Harper, San Francisco, 2004.
Lafargue, Paul, The Right to be Lazy, 1883, New ed., Chicago, Charles H. Kerr, 1975.
Melbin, Murray, Night as Frontier: Colonizing the World After Dark, Collier Macmillan, 1987.
Paquot, Thierry, “The Siesta Strikes Back”, The Art of the Siesta, (pp.71-78). Marion Boyars Publishers, 2003.
Schivelbusch, Wolfgang, “The Pathology of the Railroad Journey”, “Industrial Fatigue”, The Railway Journey, Trains and Travel in the 19th Century, (pp.118-131). Urizen Books, 1977.
Steger, Brigitte and Brunt, Lodewijk ed., “Introduction, Into the Night and the World of Sleep”, Night – Time and Sleep in Asia and the West, Exploring the Dark Side of Life, (pp. 1-23). Routledge Curzon 2003.
Verdon, Jean, “The Medieval Nocturnal Landscape”, Night in the Middle Ages, University of Notre Dame 2002.
Virilio, Paul and Lotringer, Sylvere, “Deterrence and Freedom”, “The Colonization of Time”, Pure War, (pp.1-30). Semiotext(e) Foreign Agents Series, 1983.
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