Comment on ‘The Freudian Slip’
How far apart indeed are the method of textual analysis employed by Sebastiano Timpanaro (nlr 91) and the method of psychoanalysis evolved by Sigmund Freud! For Timpanaro, a corruption is a departure from an original which has to be discovered and restored and raised to its former level, from which it has been corrupted. The original must have been correct, so that the alteration is inferior to it. The omission of aliquis from Virgil’s line is thus a corruption.
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