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Ferenczi, S. (1928). Letter from Sándor Ferenczi to Sigmund Freud, February 8, 1928. The Correspondence of Sigmund Freud and Sándor Ferenczi Volume 3, 1920-1933, 336.

Ferenczi, S. (1928). Letter from Sándor Ferenczi to Sigmund Freud, February 8, 1928. The Correspondence of Sigmund Freud and Sándor Ferenczi Volume 3, 1920-1933, 336

Letter from Sándor Ferenczi to Sigmund Freud, February 8, 1928 Book Information Previous Up Next

Sándor Ferenczi

Dr. S. Ferenczi

vii., Nagydiofa-Utca 3.

Budapest, February 8, 19281

Dear Professor,

I am sorry that my last stay in Vienna was disrupted by the presence of the Swiss woman.2 I was thereby deprived of the so rare opportunity of being able to chat with you about all kinds of personal and nonpersonal things, which I so seldom have the opportunity to do. I took it upon myself, in future, not to let myself be deterred from my first impulse to visit you by any other considerations.

There are rumors of a summons of Róheim to Berlin (probably to the training institute). If the emigration to Berlin continues in this manner, I will one day pack my bags and move there myself. What do you think about the reception I will get there?

Next Tuesday I begin the series of public lectures, which haven't been delivered that way since the outbreak of the war.3 I will review the result in the Rundbrief.

Jones wrote to me in a private letter that he requests that I show him, before publication, the text of my planned critique,4 which I incautiously happened to mention. He would consider this, so he says, a great kindness on my part. I only replied that the text is not at all fixed yet, but I find that such censorship is an unjustified request.

We are very much looking forward to your Anna's visit.

Kind regards,

Ferenczi

Notes to "Letter from Sándor Ferenczi to Sigmund Freud, February 8, 1928"

1 The letter is typewritten; only the signature, “Ferenczi,” and a correction are handwritten

2 Mira Oberholzer, who had come to Vienna to defend the action of her husband, who, on January 7, after resigning his presidency of the Swiss Society, had withdrawn from it along with other members and had founded the Swiss Medical Society for Psychoanalysis.

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