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This is a list of published diaries devoted specifically to dreams.
  • William Archer (1856-1924), in his On Dreams (1935, edited by Theodore Besterman), pp. 135-215.
  • Peter Blobbs (pseudonym of Arthur John Hubbard, 1856-1935), Authentic Dreams of Peter Blobbs (1916).
  • Graham Greene (1904-1991), A World of My Own: A Dream Diary (1992).
  • David Holt (1926-2002), Eventful Responsability (1999). In his introduction Holt explains the idiosyncratic spelling: "We are responsible in the sense of being in debt to the past. And we are responsible towards the future.... I use the spelling 'responsability' to keep those two different but related meanings in play...."
  • Franz Kafka (1883-1924), Träume: "Ringkämpfe jede Nacht" (1993, edited by Gaspare Giudice and Michael Müller). A dream diary compiled from Kafka's diaries and letters.
  • Anna Kingsford (1846-1888), in her Dreams and Dream-Stories (1888, edited by Edward Maitland; revised edition 1908, edited by Samuel Hopgood Hart), pp. 27-94 of the 1908 edition.
  • Michel Leiris (1901-1990), Nights as Day, Days as Night (1988, translated by Richard Sieburth). First published as Nuits sans nuit, et quelques jours sans jour (1961).
  • E. M. Martin (pseudonym of Edith Georgina Lister, 1859-1938), Dreams in War Time (1915).
  • Myōe (1173-1232), in George J. Tanabe Jr's Myōe the Dreamkeeper (1992), pp. 160-198.
  • Nancy Price (1880-1970), Acquainted with the Night: A Book of Dreams (n.d.; 1949 according to the British Library catalogue). Illustrated by Michael Rothenstein. One of the best dream diaries, written by a distinguished actress of stage and screen, who also made a name for herself as a naturalist and campaigner for animal rights.
  • Hervey de Saint-Denys (1822-1892), extracts throughout his Dreams and How to Guide Them (1982, translated by Nicholas Fry). First published as Les Rêves et les moyens de les diriger (1867).
  • Robert Southey (1774-1843), in The Correspondence of Robert Southey with Caroline Bowles (1881, edited by Edward Dowden), pp. 366-384.
  • Emanuel Swedenborg (1688-1772), Swedenborg's Dreams, 1744 (1860, translated by J. J. G. Wilkinson), Emanuel Swedenborg's Journal of Dreams and Spiritual Experiences (1918, translated by C. Th. Odhner), Swedenborg's Dream Diary (2001, translated by Anders Hallengren). First published as Swedenborgs Drömmar, 1744 (1859).

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