overfullness


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17) Gregory presents six types of dreams, comprising those caused by emptiness, by overfullness, by illusion, by thought along with illusion, by revelation, and by thought along with revelation.
In their introduction, the editors trace themes that are key to postmodern styles (the crisis of the subject and representation, the need for irony, the overfullness of life) as far back as Schlegel and Novalis, while pointing to the political events today that have revived such reflexive critique of Enlightenment.