In a message dated 25/06/2006 16:56:18 GMT Standard Time, nabokv-l@UTK.EDU writes:
"VN's decades-long crusade against popularized Freudianism", and "popularized" is a term people often forget to consider while endorsing VN's opinions about Freud.  It appears to me that VN usually directed his invectives against what falls under the term "Applied Psychoanalysis", not to Psychoanalysis itself.
I do not think Jansy's argument here is really sustainable. VN explicitly attacked Freud's dream theory, which Freud himself thought his greatest work, and the foundation of psychoanalysis proper. He explicitly said he had given John Shade some of his own hates, and these included Freud. I could go on...
Anthony Stadlen 

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