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The Erotic Motive in Literature

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The Erotic Motive in Literature
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Publisher: Boni and Liveright
ISBN/ASIN: 1870495098
Number of pages: 270

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This work is an endeavour to apply some of the methods of psychoanalysis to literature. It attempts to read closely between the lines of an author's works. It applies some principles in interpreting literature with a scrutiny hitherto scarcely deemed permissible. Only such suggestions have been set down whose application has been rendered fairly unimpeachable by science and experience.

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