Monthly Archives: February 1914

27-02-1914 Freud to Abraham

Vienna, IX, Berggasse 19


Cher ami,

I think a lot about you, because I wrote something on narcissism. "Contributions to the Psychoanalytic Movement" are in Ferenczi week, you probably have them already. I ask you to send me your comments and criticisms to share control in triplicate Deuticke closets, so I can get the view of Rank, Sachs and Jones.

We are now firmly, time to catch the strike we lost. I hope that both numbers will be completed in the first week of March.

I will be very grateful if you can do something to Reik. We must not abandon our own. Maybe he could be you some help in your work.

We started, in our association, general research and a discussion of the Oedipus complex in children. The first session went very well. Is it possible that your group to take part in the work or works to the publication (third issue discussions)?

Home, all is well; I hope it is the same with you and I cordially greet.

Your faithful


25-02-1914 Freud to Jones

25 February 1914

Vienna, IX. Berggasse 19

Dear Jones,

Attached is the famous letter Jelgersma. I beg you to forward it to Abraham.

Also another letter from Putnam. Perhaps you have tooth too hard on him. He was sixty years, natural and the door to doubt, which does not prevent show courage. The key seems to be that the authority of Jung is well underway in his eyes. Still, it seems a little silly to pretend that Guideline [guideline] Adler is nothing other than our "fantasy" and to continue to advocate. I understand that you lose patience,.

I myself have not received the trials of Magazine. Already Image is slowing. I do not excepting [accept] your generous offer to let me insert in your criticism that seems good. It is up to you to take responsibility ; well worth a few days late.

I will be brief because I am still in preparation. Must end with narcissism.

Nothing new side Loe, it has not yet been examined. Yesterday she presented a beautiful specimen of a person Verschreiben you need to know. The address indicated "Frau Professor. Loe K. J. (1)». As it was impossible to change the name, there was no other way to deny the change and loss.

I'll try to squeeze Heller and printer.

Sincerely you


1. It seems that Jones has written Loe by giving him Frau professor Loe Kann Jones.

23-02-1914 Freud to Ferenczi

459 F

Prof.. Dr. Freud

the 23 February 1914 Vienna, IX. Berggasse 19

Cher Ami,

Thank you for your notes, all, will be the subject of reflection, and those coming. Maybe we still have the opportunity to discuss orally before printing. Now the script will probably soon leave for Berlin, and be the first to be made for the Jahrbuch.

I fully confirm your judgment on critical Ophuijsen. You have a good rationalization to explain the reference, if you tell him that you want to provide the translation yourself. But who will do the translation? Heller has already agreed to a German edition. Do not you want to get along with H.[or] J. for[Elgersma] did not feel an inconsistent approach?

Annerl is better, she has no fever and is very pleased to be able to travel with us. But I propose, before writing to the rooms, further thought to whether we would be better to go to Brioni, that would be new to us. Is, we should announce in good time.

I'm right in Narcissism, where the loan that I have done1 will be highlighted. Obviously, it is very hard, but it must be completed by Easter. Moses the evening ended without real result. I wanted to hear from the artist's real objections, but I have not been able to bring the. However, it will probably still.

Thank strongly in my name the first reader of the historical contribution, for his interest and approval. How will she?


your Freud

P.-S. Enclosed, critical letter A of Ophuijsen and a letter from me to you.

A. Reading uncertain ; can be read as : letter and critical.

1. See 461 F, note 1.

22-02-1914 Jones to Freud

22 February 1914

69 Portland Court, London

Dear Professor Freud,

Putnam is incorrigible ; is a woman, not a man.

I have not yet received the least testing the Magazine, Booklet 1, and I guess the time missed to send, because we want it so at the earliest. In this case, would you kindly make additions as you like in my account of Jung, history to save time (1),

Yours Jones.

(1) Jones (1914 c).

21-02-1914 Freud to Jones



21 February 1914 Vienna

Dear Jones,

I had no particular reason to send you this famous warning at the time of my last letter. By giving you the back of my mind, This con-cern has arisen among others, and I have expressed. I am happy to answer your.

From, Loe you wrote, I know, so I do not have to give you fresh news, but I will soon, soon as it can be examined by a urologist. The young couple behaves well. As far as I can guess, future arrangements depend in large part on the state of the kidney, of which will be determined next week.

Enclosed clippings of British Medical Journal that interested me at the highest point, and passing Wells, about which you can without difficulty make a note for your review Varia, the Magazine. A mon sens, two exhaust pent-Wells : the father's murder and the origin of taboos, but as a piece of scientific divination, it can pass (1).

I have now completed the two Beiträge historical sense(3). They are quite incisive, and, I hope, not too boring. Sheets (70 pages !) tion are kept in Ferenczi, then they will go to Abraham, and from there to the printer by; you the first tests of their output. I hesitate to make the manuscript more travel land and sea. There will be time for your comments and suggestions.

You overestimate the pig, Windows, sharing his assumption on Sadger. Jung was simply no other contribution Vienna, and he would have accepted any other. If you want my advice, do not pay attention to his criticisms of your articles.

The big event of the last few days, is the Rectoralsrede [speech rec-torate] de Jelgersma (Leyde), on the analysis of dreams(3), letter addressed to me and brochure, about which, I am sure, you had to learn enough to time it is. This is the first official recognition by a university. (14 years !)

I'm ready to attack, tomorrow, Narcissism(4).

With all my affection, your


(1) In H. G. Wells, Mankind in the Making, ed. rev., London, Chapman & Hall, 1914, p. 291-296, it is considered taboo issue of a phenomenon partly instinctual, and partly related to the development. But it is difficult to say whether this is what Freud refers. Anyway, passing Wells was not reproduced in Magazine. In The Outline of History, 3and eds., New York, Macmillan, 1923, p. 92-105, Wells deeper issue and cites the work of Freud, de Young et de Frazer.

(2) Freud (1914d)

(3) G. Jelgersma, Unconscious mental life : Lecture, held for 339. Anniversary of the University of Leiden on 9. February 1914, published as a supplement to the Magazine (1914). See also Jones (1955 a, p. 105; 1955 b, p. 118).

(4) Freud (1914 c).

18-02-1914 Ferenczi to Freud

458 Iron

Budapest, the 18 February 1914

Dear Professor,

Jelgersma delivery and letter were major events. I did not know that Heller wanted to acquire this item, It is for this reason that I immediately wrote Jelgersma, the suggestion of Abraham, asking him to send it to us for the Zeitschrift. This does not preclude Heller also publish, drawn in to share. Attached is a letter typically "Zurich" of Ophuijsen1 on the same theme. He thinks that "Jelgersma is too well adapted" and wants to "eliminate youth". Seen ; implementation of a systematic absolute ego psychology (denies the role of libido) inevitably leads to a kind of delirium of persecution. The Christian religion, always fearing the vengeance of the father killed, could be the cause of this psychosis, apparently epidemic among analysts Swiss.

If you agree, I refer to his account Ophuijsen. I find partisan and malicious. Fear of new competition may also play. The sincere and clear with which J.[Elgersma] talking about sexuality, and even incest, I really like; I see good beginnings to its future.

I join gladly travel to Easter. Sure, Annerl us Emme-Neros *. I hope she's already quite well and that we can once again visit our Italian friend at the end of the island (one we prepared this good coffee).

And Hongrie, we talk again many of us. The press people praise my series of articles and poisons that competitors. I want to leave the debate to organize (probably in March).

Last night, I read your manuscript to Mrs G. The first and the third part we liked a lot. The middle (presentation, a bit too long, Congress) could be shortened. I am delighted with the entire agreement of our views on Jung and Adler. I propose small changes in the accompanying notes. The comparison between the total reflection 2 harmonics and cultural (3) is beautiful.

Greetings from your

Ferenczi and Mrs. G.


P.-S. Not to delay the dispatch of the letter, I send notes afterwards I still have to put net.

Here, I had an interview with criminologist, Dr. Rustem Vámbéry (son died from the Orientalist). He asked me to write an article for his paper on the applicability criminalo-psychological psychoanalysis 4.

(4) The article Ferenczi (1914, 148a) "Psychoanalysis of Crime", Psychoanalysis, The pp 163- 164, grated dans Szabad Gondolat, No. 1, 1914

*Diminutif d'Anna.

  1. Not found.
  2. "And yet, everyday experience of the patients showed the possibility of total loss of analytical knowledge, under the influence of a rather strong resistance from a deeper layer ", "Contribution to the history of the psychoanalytic movement" (Freud, 1914d), Five Lectures on Psychoanalysis, pp. 69-149, citation p. 125.
  3. Sur Jung : "In reality, we have seen the symphony become universal, the part sung by civilizations, but remained deaf to the melody of the instincts, despite its original intensity ", "Contribution to the history of the psychoanalytic movement", ibid.., p. 144.
  4. Rustem Vámbéry (1872-1948). Lawyer, radical trend. Member (1918) State Council Mihaly Karolyi under. In 1938, emigrated to London, and the United States, where he was ambassador to Hungary 1947 at 1948. He was the son of the orientalist Ármin Vámbéry (Hermann Vamberger) (1832-1913).

17-02-1914 Eitingon to Freud

47 It

[En-tête III Berlin], the 17 February [1914]

Dear Professor,

Sending you the transcript of my remarks during our discussion on the mysteries of Berlin with the resurrection Zurich1, I want to leave you to decide whether it would be justified to add to criticism of Ferenczi, Abraham, Rank and Sachs my own contribution (for example, in Zeitschrift)2.

With one exception undecided about3, our local group is totally unanimous refuse Jung.

With warmest wishes for your totally dedicated

M. Eitingon

1. The 11 February, Abraham wrote to Freud (F/A, p. 160) : "There is a few weeks", that is to say the 17 January, "We had a meeting of our group, with four presentations on case Jung " (see Corr.). Eitingon participated with a contribution to "On the unconscious in Jung and his turn to ethics" (1914a). A point of criticism was the attempts by the Zurich group to transform the "Oedipus complex pagan Christian symbolism of the resurrection" (p. 103).

2. The first issue of the 2and year (1914) Release of the Zeitschrift was a number anti-Zurich, with critical texts by Ferenczi, Abraham, Jones, etc. (p. 62- 87 ; see also Ferenczi 1913). Contribution Eitingon (1914a) was also ac-cepted. When Ferenczi read the text on the events, he wrote to Freud (F/Fer 1/2, p. 290) : "The surprisingly strong polemic against the sabotage of the concept of the unconscious was a surprise to me. "Rank and Sachs also wanted to publish an article in the Jahrbuch debate entitled" What psychoanalysis? "Which was then removed. Voir Schröter (1995a, including p. 526 and notes 22).

3. Wolf Stockmayer (cf. eg. Apr. à Freud, 11 February; Rundbr. II, p. 93-94).

15-02-1914 Freud to Ferenczi

456 F

Prof.. Dr. Freud

the 15 February 1914 Vienna, IX. Berggasse 19

Cher Ami,

Today, two new. Start with the least important. I finished "History ψα movement" and I am ready to send as soon as you will express the wish. You will have the goodness to send the packet to Abraham, safely, because I can not rewrite it - and send me your criticisms separately, reservations and proposals on the form and substance, so that I can use for correction. It was hard work, you know the first part.

Secondly : Send a sudden Jelgersma article rectorial speech for 339and Birthday * the famous Leiden University, called ontgeweten (Ics) Spiritual Life **. I try to understand, I see he is talking about The Interpretation of Dreams - And he is benevolent. The next, a newspaper Renterghem 2, with a long excerpt of this article; and then a letter confirming that Abraham J.[Elgersma] expressed, without the slightest reluctance, for us and ψα, and he dreams of making translations, etc. Finally a letter from the author himself that I join (for the shortest time possible) and confirms the real miracle. Think so, Official psychiatrist, discours rectoral, ψα from head to toe! What surprises await us!

Heller wants to write him and let him publish a German edition of Pet[its] Written. Friday 20 This month will be, home, an evening formal Moses (3), during which will decide the fate of this risky business (Heller, Rank, Sachs and the artist who gave me very good drawings). Too bad you're in Budapest.

At the moment your telegram reached me with the request of the manuscript. So I will send tomorrow. Letter Jelgersma, I read Wednesday at the Association. Work on the seen ***, you requested, is only a small trifle. Do you want to do something this year for Easter (12 April)? Maybe back to Arbe, that must be a very beautiful season more advanced? If all goes well in Hamburg, my-mars4 deadline, I am ready. Would you take that small 5? It's fun, you know also from Pordoijoch. In this very moment, it is a little feverish for weeks, for no apparent reason, does not feel good and gives me worries 6. Sincerely

your Freud

* Dutch in the text : birthday.

** Dutch in the text : unconscious mental life, in terminology still provisional.

*** In French in the text.

  1. Gerbrandus Jelgersma (1859-1942). Professor of psychiatry (1899-1930) at the University of Leiden in the Netherlands - the clinic of the city bears his name -, had held, the 9 February 1914, for 339and anniversary of the founding of the University, rectorial a speech on "The unconscious mental life" (this text was published in 1914, Supplement as the Zeitschrift). In 1920, Jelgersma founded the Association for Psychoanalysis and psychopathology Leiden, who maintained good relations with the Dutch Psychoanalytic Association.
  2. Albert William of Renterghem (1845-1939). Neurologist and psychiatrist, an early supporter of Freud Netherlands. Director of the Institute of Psychotherapy Amsterdam. Freud mentions Jelgersma and Renterghem in "Contribution to the history of the psychoanalytic movement" (1914d, p. 104, and notes 1).
  3. Freud wanted to hear the point of view of an artist on his interpretation (Jones, II, p. 389). See 459 F.
  4. The impending birth of Wolfgang Ernst (11 March 1914), son of Sophie and Max Halberstadt first grandchild and son of Freud (see 463 F and notes 1).
  5. Anna.
  6. Shortly before the beginning of the trip Brioni (9-13 April 1914), it turned out that Anna had pertussis. A sa place, Rank is who participated in the trip (see 468 F).

15-02-1914 Ferenczi to Freud

455 Iron A

Budapest, the 15 February [1914] B

Please send handwritten greetings Ferenczi

A. Telegram.

B. In the transcript Balint, This telegram was classified during the year 1918; however, based on the content, rather it should be stored at this location. 1910 – year of issue forms telegram – confirms this assumption (from mid-1914, forms used were modified),

1, The manuscript "Contribution to the history of the psychoanalytic movement" (Freud, 1914(d), in Five Lectures on Psychoanalysis.