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As a piece of literacy criticism, Freuds best writing is about Dostoyevsky. Its a kind of displaced literacy criticism
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"As a piece of literacy criticism, Freud's best writing is about Dostoyevsky. It's a kind of displaced literacy criticism"

- Dennis Potter

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In this quote, Dennis Potter is talking about the work of Sigmund Freud, a renowned psychoanalyst and creator of psychoanalysis. Potter suggests that Freud's a lot of informative and well-written pieces of literary criticism are those that focus on the works of Russian author Fyodor Dostoyevsky. However, Potter likewise notes that Freud's literary criticism can be seen as a type of "displaced" criticism. This indicates that while Freud is examining Dostoyevsky's literature, he is also indirectly analyzing his own thoughts and theories about the human psyche. This includes a layer of depth and intricacy to Freud's literary criticism, making it an unique and important contribution to the field of literary analysis.

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United Kingdom Flag This quote is written / told by Dennis Potter between May 17, 1935 and June 7, 1994. He/she was a famous Dramatist from United Kingdom. The author also have 30 other quotes.

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