My lecture on Freud, Gide and Immoralism now published by the Fortnightly Review. First given at the 2018 Conference on Poetry and Psychoanalysis. Thanks to Catherine Humble, Susy Lansman and Kathryn Maris for organising this brilliant event.
And having thus created me, Thus rooted me, he bade me grow Guiltless forever, like a tree That buds and blooms, nor seeks to know The law by which it prospers so … André Gide refers to these … Continue reading
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Tagged Andre Gide, Catherine Millet, Cecco Angiolieri, David Salle, Immoralism, James Hogg, John Hawkes, Marquis de Sade, Nazi Literature, Nietzsche, poetry, Protocols of the Elders, Robert Browning