Monthly Archives: March 1914

25-03-1914 Freud to Abraham

* Vienna, IX, Berggasse 19


Cher ami,

Attached letter from Jones. It is remarkable to see how each of us, alternately, is captured by the impulse to hit mortally, so that other, are obliged to retain. I suspect that this will happen we Jones the next action plan. On this occasion, function of the collaboration within the Full Committee manifest. We repar-lerons of this. Critical number of the Zeitschrift just published, we save perhaps some decisions.

You do not say when you will make the short trip that you've earned.

Since I ended Narcissism, I'm in a bad-vaise password. Frequent headache, tional difficulties intestinal, already working with a new idea that will increase the difficulties of the summer, since it necessarily involves reside in a quiet place and therefore excludes a stay at the hotel. Generally, our summer, so far, has all of the Sphinx.

I cordially greet you, you and your dear wife.

Your faithful


25-03-1914 Freud to Jones

25 March 1914

Vienna, IX. Berggasse 19

Dear Jones,

Your letter has arrived one day after I posted mine. The same morning, I have read your clever response to the proposal of Abraham and, in the afternoon- noon, I knew the details of your illness by a report Lina Loe. Eh bien, I'm really glad that you are so quickly restored and that you could count on your friends. Promise not to repeat.

Your previous letter reminded me that I was mistaken in believing you have kept the results of the examination of Loe. As I can assume that nothing would interest you more, I begin this letter (intended to be longer than usual, because I suffer from migraine, d’indigestion, etc.) tracing what I missed. Examination showed a slight pyelitis (not serious) of both sides, cystitis was not expected (without symptoms), un pure gauche (painful-ous) in good condition, and right kidney bad state; it does not explain the constant pain left side (torsion, scar or Hysteria), or enlightened state of the left ureter, expected to be expanded and capable of holding concretions. Radio shows have something dark on a corresponding point [at point] Part [coarse(1)] of the urethra in question, even if, of course, I can not make anything of this photograph. It has not been very well for the exam, my impression is that she now plunges into the neurosis which can be useful in case of postponement of marriage.

She now has a theoretical interest in the ψα, lend themselves readily to the analysis, while remaining firmly convinced (ie, decided) that do not change anything gera-. I know (not her) she intended to give her father a child, […(2)], accumulating the contents of this food system, and infuriating against mother, which caused a "miscarriage", which had destroyed the child training enemas daily. Revulsion came after she took a husband (you know) who has served two terms paternal important (one being "to help the father", other, "Show his penis to the child") ; she has turned into her mother, and from the mother and are constantly arguing in his soul.

My interesting "Verschreiben" has been arouse your suspicion. But remember that I did not try to hide, and I even caught your attention on him(3). A few days earlier, I made the same mistake with Rank, perhaps with the same undesirable result. I complained of the unreliability and neglect Reik, Rank and Sachs and as I have certified, I pronounced "Rank" instead of "Reik (4) ». But no reproach would be unfair in the case of Rank. The explanation lies elsewhere. This is a common trick of my unconscious to supplant someone I do not like a better (see the first dream of "Irma Injection(5)»). Rank instead of Reik is the equivalent of thinking: For why can not it be like you ? It's veiled tenderness, just like in your case. You may recall that after the Munich Congress(6) I could not pronounce the name "Jung" and I had always replace "Jones".

Your letter to Abraham seemed convincing us all (Ferenczi is this Sunday) ; our thoughts were already engaged on the same track. It is impossible to accelerate Yearbook, the next deadline is the end of July. Maybe an attack could be risky side total inactivity and laziness of the Central ; there is no trace of Correspondentzblatt since September. The only qualm is that we would be unhappy to have, so better not to press.

The activity report of your letter (not perdue) was very promising, and epi-sode of amusing crocodile. I'm sure next year you will captain at the head of the army.

Fisher Unwin (I never know if I give you the news for the first or second time) negotiates the English edition, not only the’ «Everyday life», but also Totem & Taboo of Joke (7). Federn have the good fortune to go to America to continue treatment of a rich man, he desperately needed.

The War Office, Washington asked for my portrait collection of the Medical Museum and Library. The etching performed at the request of Heller is now out ; some friends find it excellent, la famille abominable ; Loe is of the opinion.

Now that our critical issue is published, waiting to see the effect(8).

With my best wishes and all my friends

well you


1. Lined in the original.

2. Mot illisible, lined in the original.

3. See letter 181, note 4.

4. Theodor Reik (1888-1970), Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Vienna 1911 ; exercised "lay analysis" ; accused of quackery 1926, he was acquitted with the help of Freud ; author prolifera-fic, contributions affect all areas, of psychoanalysis autobiography through anthropology and literature.

5. The first of his dreams that Freud has made a detailed interpretation; see Freud (1900a, p. 106-121 ; trad., p. 253-257).

6. International Psychoanalytic Association, 7-8 September 1913.

7. Fisher Unwin was out two ; see Brill (1914, 1916c).

8. The Magazine containing three critical Jung: Abraham (1914), Jones (1914c) Ferenczi et (1914).

23-03-1914 Jones to Freud

23 March 1914

69 Portland Court, London

Dear Professor Freud,

Today I received your letter dated 19, and I see that my letter had to be delayed or lost. I wrote six pages full on 13, and have pos-tions at midday, the 14. Perhaps you have finally received.

I sincerely congratulate you on the birth of your first grandchild, and I'm sure you are proud of.

Your comments on Loe interested me (I dare say it is easier to understand why I loved that why I also hated), but I am anxious to know if the urological examination took place, and what are the results.

My own illness, I did you a description in the lost letter(1)(it was not enough interest for me to repeat), now belongs to the past, and I'm back to work hard.

I will report on the book Prince the’ Unconscious (that, of course, has nothing to do with the true unconscious(2), Eder and ask about the Tuckey (3). Constance had written Long before its contribution to meet Jung, and all that it can have value, it owes to Eder and Bryan, who gave the examples, etc. How do you interpret your Verschreiben in this regard (Perhaps he has been written before [you] she has not heard the gospel of Jung (4) ?

Before this letter, you have received my answer to Abraham, unless it is also not lost (it was the same date as the other letter). I'd wait for the release of Yearbook. Y has he a chance it is advanced?

Let me know, please, if my letter does not arrive, because in this case I will repeat some of its contents (what is happening in London, etc.).

Sincere friendships



1. Actually, she had not lost.

2. See letter 7, note 10.

3. For the record Eder, see Magazine, 2, 1914, p. 178-179.

4. Lined in the original.

23-03-1914 Ferenczi to Freud

466 Iron

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Budapest, the 23 March 1914

Dear Professor,

Hurriedly, only this : I need your explanation yesterday (1) the "masculine protest", the outcome of a strength than a year and a half, and from the first day. The patient (engineer) always shuddered with horror at the idea, especially, tearing and fraying pieces of meat. (Whenever, I interpreted it correctly as castration anxiety.) Today, inter alia, following associations: (1) half broken tooth, terribly painful. (2) Three iron bars attached by rings and broken in two. (3) A cooked sausage. When I told him he was sorry for his penis, that is to say, for his manhood, he should sacrifice my love if he wanted to meet me as a woman, resistance is suddenly undone, he stopped and began to rail against working properly (2).

Yesterday already, the enormous importance of knowledge about the true nature of the masculine protest I immediately jumped out at me. I think I would never have found this myself, because of my own unconscious complexes similar.

I am pleased to send you this confirmation so quickly.


Ferenczi your

(1) Lords of the visit of Ferenczi, Sunday 22 March.

(2) This train of thought has played a major role in the analysis of the "Wolf Man" by Freud, From the history of an infantile neurosis (1918/» [1914]) Five in psychoanalysis, pp. 325- 420, whose analysis, started in 1910, just drew to an end. For example : "It would thus seem that in this dream, he was identified with the castrated mother and was then discussed against this identification. ” If you want to be sexually satisfied by the father would he say about, ” you have to admit it, like your mother, the castration. But I do not want!” Brief, an obvious protest masculinity! », ibid., p. 358. See also p. 392 : "The child uttered the assertion that, during coitus of the primal scene, he observed the disappearance of the penis, he, therefore, pitied his father and had rejoiced in seeing what he believed to reappear lost. »

19-03-1914 Freud to Jones

19 March 1914

Vienna, IX. Berggasse 19

My dear Jones,

Is it true that you are sick ? You do not write seems to confirm the rumor. Tell me more, I hope it is nothing more than your rheumatism.

Today I received two books, you need to know, Treatment by Hypnos, etc., de Lloyd Tuckey, last edition, evoking ψα in the preface and a special chapter of Const. Long(1), and Unconscious, Morton Prince(2). Testing of Long bears no trace of Swiss infection (Perhaps he has been written before [you(3)] she has not heard the gospel of Jung(4)) ; as to the’ Unconscious Prince, it probably has nothing to do with genuine force with which we battalions few hours a day. I'm sure you'll do a review of these two books in the Magazine (5).

I finished my two jobs, Posts et Narcissm, and am available for new adventures. You should not rely on my enthusiasm in either case (6). Moses is just out of the presses (7), It is probably best not to recognize this child in public.

My daughter Hamburg (8) just given birth to a boy, Wolfgang Ernst, the 11 this month, everything went well and everything is going well at the time it is, the boy is not very strong and has not yet shown his survival instincts sucking what is given in abundance. I hope he can still learn.

Regarding Loe, we are on excellent terms, I begin to understand its history, that is very interesting, and I confess strongly admire his persistence and energy, part of which is channeled towards further objectives irrational. As you know, his case was revealed mixed, and it is difficult to say precisely what is done mixing. Herbert Jones leads always impeccably, fate could well make the best of it.

Abraham has shown great talent in the organization of Yearbook. His proposal is certainly keep you busy at this time.

Lucy Hoesch Ernst me left yesterday to my relief. It is a burden.

Hoping to hear from you as soon as possible.

Faithfully to you


1. Constance Long, An Introduction to Psycho-Analysis, in C. Lloyd Tuckey, Treatment by Hypno­tism and Suggestion, 6and eds., London, Ballière, Tindal & Cox, 1913.

2. Prince (1914).

3. Lined in the original.

4. In the left margin, the error is highlighted by " ! ! ». The slip is explained in the letter 183.

5. Jones n'en fit rien.

6. Freud (1914 d, 1914 c).

7. Freud (1914 b).

8. Sophie Freud Halberstadt.

18-03-1914 Freud to Ferenczi

465 F

Prof.. Dr. Freud

the 18 March 1914 Vienna, IX. Berggasse 19

Cher Ami,

Your visit Sunday seems all the more desirable it will not work on the first Sunday, for months. The Narciss.[name] arrived in Berlin after all the intermediate steps. It did not satisfy me (1).

My heartfelt thanks to Mrs. G. for his kind letter. As all the ladies, it did not put the address on the letter.

I wait for you in the morning, early,

Goodbye, your Freud

1. Freud showed the same dissatisfaction in his letters to Abraham (16 III and 6 IV 1914, Freud-Abraham Correspondance, pp. 171 and 175).

16-03-1914 Ferenczi to Freud

464 Iron

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Budapest, the 16 March 1914

Dear Professor,

In addition to congratulations, I'm happy to inform you that I would spend Sunday (22 March) Vienna, with you to make the rounds of all the personal questions, professional and scientific, before the journey to Easter,

Kindly answer me if I can come without being intrusive.

Greetings from


As for the plan of Abraham (1), in advance, I tell you that I recommend to wait for the effect of the bombs first (2) and to advance, possibly, after the publication of the Jahrbuch.

1. It was not published an abridged version of the letter of Abraham 16 III 1914, so that the plan can only be indirectly inferred from the response of Freud : « … your pro-position of aggression against Jung ". Freud à Abraham you 16 III 1914, Freud correspondence- Abraham, p. 171.

(2) The publication of critical discussion in the Zeitschrift (see 470 F, note 3) and "Contribution to the history of the psychoanalytic movement" Freud in the Jahrbuch.

16-03-1914 Freud to Abraham

Vienna, IX, Berggasse 19


Cher ami,

I send you tomorrow Narcissism; It was a difficult childbirth, it has all the deformations. Obviously be, I do not like it particularly, but now, I can not deliver other. It still needs to be retouched very. (You see what are my thoughts.) I ask you to decide for yourself where I have to insert your first job (Salzburg), as, generally speaking, I am grateful for all forms of objections. I will take your comments on the "Contributions" correcting proofs.

We need to discuss tomorrow night with Rank and Sachs aggression against your proposal Jung. I am eager to know the answer especially in London, where difficulties could easily appear.

I think things are going very well in Hamburg and my daughter continues to demonstrate courage and wisdom. It can already feed, but the little animal does not drink yet as it should. It is strange that even these vital primary instincts have so much trouble waking. I have always believed that the words of Mephistopheles the student ("Thus in the beginning a child reluctantly accepts the womb[1]») were inaccurate. It's true though, but subsequently also, I hope : "But soon, he enjoys feeding[2]. "Your portrait will return tomorrow at the coach and then take the place of Jung. It's not you full justice; but I thank you very much.

Deuticke expressed a genuine respect for your business editor. In fact, we, all these days, our deployed forces in the work. I must also tell you that your article is excellent locomotion[3]. In the theory of sexuality also, I have not found a better argument in favor of "muscular eroticism" that

analysis abasies culminating in the memory-fantasy [Invented memories] : learning to take his first steps on the mother's body (land).

Your Freud.

I cordially greet you, you and your dear wife.

[1] Quote from Goethe's Faust : "So a child takes the mother's breast in the beginning, reluctantly. »

[2] "But soon it eats with pleasure. »

[3] Cf. article cited in note 2 the letter of 8.12.13.

15-03-1914 Freud to Eitingon

49 F

[Header Vienna], the 15 March 1914

Dear Doctor Get, you and your dear wife, very cordial thanks for your participation in our family happiness. I'm still the same, happiness can call the birth of a human child. A ce que l'on dit m'en to, mother and child are doing well. The grandmother will still be a few weeks at home. Your last critical contribution was so remarkable that it could awaken the regret1 you already know (a). Cordial greetings and goodbye ! Your old Freud

a. Afterthought.

1. The fact qu'Eitingon has also published some.

13-03-1914 Jones to Freud

13 March 1914

69 Portland Court, London

Dear Professor Freud,

I am in the unusual position of having to respond to two letters from you, and I have many things to say, so get ready, please, a long epistle. The reason is that my health problems were all disturbed. I suffered a severe cellulite starting in the neck, and touching all the glands on both sides, deep and superficial, from the skull to the shoulder blades and, lower, the clavicles. I saw my patients every day, sauf un, but I could do nothing else because of the pain, etc. It is now much better and I'll be fully recovered.

So I was unable to attend the communication McDougall on sex drive, à la Royal Society of Medicine1, but I dictated my bed a long contribution Hart read at the meeting2. There was a crowd. During the discussion, two psychologists spoke of the drive in general, while the other four speakers were psychoanalysts, so that we were above. [No opposition3.] I organized our first discussion about dividing and delegating to each of our four representatives the party for whom he was well armed, cover the entire history of the land and to the maximum print4. This will contribute significantly to counter the offensive British Medical Journal, and we will soon have other opportunities also. The attack killed Mercier did any of us, and as a Welshman and a Jew will be President and Corporate Secretary5, there is no fear that such attacks can cause what we have learned from Zurich to call a "reaction Aryan" ; my ancestors were in Europe before the Aryans, This may explain in part why I do not believe in pride knowing that tout the "Aryans".

Our company was held last night, et Mrs.. Eder we read a translation of your article on Dynamik der Übertragung6. It was discussed with intelligence and mental acuity, evidence that men learn quickly; we are all good friends (except Miss Long), and meetings are very popular. There are currently in London between thirty and forty patients ψα.

Circular Abraham arrived this morning, and I sent him a letter which will be sent shortly certainly. I hope you received at the time it is the letter Jelgersma. It was very rewarding for us. I met a few years ago in Amsterdam, and I wanted an honest man.

I completely rewrote my essay on the Virgin for Yearbook (7), to add precious materials and deepening that I think is important in the theory (relationship between flatus and castration) ; the last part was sent to Sachs two weeks ago. Late has been a fun episode. Any part of the crocodile based on the fact that these animals, like frogs, have no par-ties external genital8. But reading the book on Osiris Wallis Budge9, which by the way is excellent, I was horrified to learn that the Egyptians were performing certain rites with penis crocodile. Panic, I called several professors of zoology, which none could give me the information I wanted ; the next, I went to the Zoo to take the case to clear. None of the guards knew ; It only remaining thing to do : using rods, overthrow a male on the back, etc. This task proved extremely difficult and has created an exciting scene. I discovered, what I then had confirmation manuals, the animal's penis is completely concealed in the cloaca, which confirmed the hypothesis ψα following which he was to be invisible from the outside. What austere life than a regular doctor versus a life of psychoanalyst !

Herewith an interesting document illustrating the nature of American psychologists.

Flournoy teaches a course on ψα in Geneva, at the Faculty of Sciences; I asked Claparède us to summarize for Magazine, but I do not know if it will10.

The attitude of Loe, in his famous letter, was much better than it has ever been (towards ψα). She now admits that the conclusions of the ψα are quite correct, although they are not of much help ; "This is a science, not treated. "The urological examination he has held ? Of course I am eager to know the results. My great fear is that it reserves the right to use morphine, and that it operates at a difficulty will arise in his life. In his letter, she wrote that your youngest girls had a fever, I hope it's long gone now.

I received a mass of material Heller of Zeitschrijt. Blüher no debits that nonsense11 ; he never defends his own homosexuality. I see that Ferenczi was a flurry of activity in recent times.

I now come to your letters, which I will respond point by point. I will write upon Wells for Varia (12). Of course, you are right about Stekel, but it is a good exercise in self-control ; this month, he had the effrontery to write a paragraph to complain that one critic had distorted his words !

I look forward to your article you yearbook13, and I imagine that events arrive within a fortnight. For political reasons, could we speed things up and remove the Yearbook early May ? Where is the article on Narcissmus14 ? Could you tell me what specific problems you are addressing ?

My exasperation towards Putnam was only momentary, because I recognize all that is admirable and lovable in her. But his inability to draw the ultimate consequences of what he knows, eg Jung, is sometimes challenging.

The fate hands us withdrew the question of the responsibility of passages added in my criticism of Jung. After you have written to ask me to review it myself, Rank wrote me otherwise. What Heller went against in speaking tests. I have corrected (there were some translation errors, but I agree with all additions) the same day, Rank writes but now it was too late, because they could no longer delay the release of the Zeitschrijt;15. Very funny!

If you cite Verschreiben was fine by me, it was not quite unconscious. I got used to address Loe giving his old title, by which is probably still to call in the middle (Pension), but I guess I should stop doing now.

Tonight, I see in the British Medical Journal a scathing critique of my book, which the author makes his bread and butter by revealing his ignorance. I know for a long time, a distinguished Imbecile16.

Burrow Hamill and they can not write me for now leave America, for domestic reasons. The passage, I wanted to ask about Frau Hoesch-Ernst. Is it still in treatment ? It can not be an easy case.

I finally finished, hoping to have from you soon, and friendships

your faithful


  1. William McDougall, The Définition of the Sexual Instinct, Proceedings of the Royal Society of Medicine, 7-3 (1913-1914), p65-78.
  2. See Proceedings of the Royal Society of Medicine, 7-3 (1913-1914), p. 83-86.
  3. These words seem to have been added to the replay.
  4. For observations of William Brown, M. D. Eder, David Forsyth and Charles Mercier, see Proceedings of the Royal Society of Medicine, 7-3 (1913-1914), p. 78-83 ; and p. 86-88 response to McDougall.
  5. Sir George H. Savage was President of the Section of Psychiatry of the Royal Society of Medicine, dont R. H. Bernard Cole and Hart were honorary secretaries.
  6. Freud (1912 b).
  7. Jones (1914 a).
  8. See Jones (1951, p. 346-350).
  9. It. A. Wallis Budge, Osiris and the Epyptian Résurrection, London, P. The. Warner, 1911.
  10. No trace in the Magazine.
  11. Hans bloomer (1888-1955), author The three basic forms of sexual inversion (Homosexuality), Leipzig, Max Spohr, 1913, et de Theory of inversion, Magazine, 2, 1914, p. 223-243. The homoeroticism and anti-Semitism of his subsequent work on men's organizations caused him to be very popular with the German Youth Movement.
  12. We find no praise for Jones in Wells Magazine.
  13. Freud (1914 d).
  14. Freud (1914 c).
  15. Jones (1914 c).
  16. Anonymous account of Jones, Papers, therc eds., 1913, British Medical Journal, The, 1914, p. 597-599.