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"[Freud] ultimately did more for our understanding of art than any other writer since Aristotle."

"[Freud] ultimately did more for our understanding of art than any other writer since Aristotle." (Lionel Trilling)

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Sigmund Freud was born in 1856 and died in exile in London in 1939. As a writer and doctor he remains one of the informing voices of the twentieth century.

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