Books: The Doctor Looks*

The Analyses the Analytics— Lawrence Damned Most

The Story. Here Dr. Joseph Collins, psychiatrist and neurologist of high rank, sets down his personal and professional reactions to and criticisms of the so-called psychoanalytic trend of modern fiction. James Joyce, Dostoievsky, Dorothy Richardson, Marcel Proust, Katherine Mansfield, Rebecca West, Barbellion, Duhamel, D. H. Lawrence and so on—one by one he gums his literary specimens on their little glass slides, observes them through the long eye of his microscope, jots down his observations. The result is an entertaining, opinionated, vivid, loquacious, contradictory book, often shallow...

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