06-05-1914 Ferenczi to Freud


INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MEDICAL PSYCHOANALYSIS Edited by Professor Dr Sigm. Freud editors : Dr. S. Ferenczi, Budapest, VII. Elisabethring 54/ Dr. Otto Rank, Vienna IX / 4, Simondenkgasse 8 Verlag Hugo Heller & C °, Vienna, The. Farmers Market N ° 3 Subscription Price : year-round (6 Notebooks, 36-40 Bow) K 21.60 = Mk. 18.

Budapest, the 6 may 1914

Dear Professor,

The past week has been for me as a state of war. I swam round moving-the 1he to 2and floor (address remains unchanged : Elisabethring 54); together, I renewed my installation. I had to carry out all these changes - which are also not yet fully completed – without interfering with the analytical work, that I have succeeded in large- pain. Books are still Collage - yet, it is just now that I had to write the report for the Jahrbuch; I did memory and I had to search for references afterwards. Hitschmann but seems satisfied with the work.

Jung's resignation touched me very pleasantly. You do not ask me-dez, I believe, assent "official" to your proposals, with which I completely agree.

Dr.. Jaszi (Lecturer at the Faculty of Law and Head of the Radical Youth [1]) has always been that I consent to draft a detailed survey of psychoanalysis. We agreed to two conferences, this fall, the Company Sociopolitical ; I talk about the current state of psychoanalysis, Rank Sachs et (and allemand), applications of psychoanalysis to the mental sciences2. [A That said, j’ai fait l’addition sans l’aubergiste et je ne sais pas si R.[ank] and S.[achs] are willing to come to Budapest.] Jaszy wants to invite a number of people (including opponents) to participate in the discussion and tasked me to answer them. I think that the three of us, it is easy to knock out opponents (that, definitely, are not even aware of the basics of ψα).

I look forward to your information on the response of "directors".

Greetings from

Ferenczi your

A. Brackets in original.

1. Oszkar Jaszi (1875-1957), important figure of the radical Hungarian, in 1914, President of the Radical Party. He was secretary of the League of Social Sciences, Director of the School of Social Sciences and free editor Huszadik Szazad (XXand century). In 1918, became a member of the State Council and Minister without portfolio in the government Karolyi. In 1919, Professor of Sociology at the University of Budapest. During the Republic of Councils, sous Béla Kun, he emigrated to Vienna, then, in 1925, moved to the United States, where he taught at Oberlin College (Ohio).

2. Rank and Sachs were not only editors of the journal Imago, but had also published a book together on the subject : The significance of psychoanalysis for the Humanities (The importance of psychoanalysis to the sciences of the mind), Wiesbaden, 1913.

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