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Freud, S. (1917). Letter from Sigmund Freud to Maria Montessori, December 20, 1917. Letters of Sigmund Freud 1873-1939, 319-320.

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Freud, S. (1917). Letter from Sigmund Freud to Maria Montessori, December 20, 1917. Letters of Sigmund Freud 1873-1939, 319-320

Letter from Sigmund Freud to Maria Montessori, December 20, 1917 Book Information Previous Up Next

Sigmund Freud

Vienna, IX, Berggasse 19
December 20, 1917

My dear Frau Montessori

It gave me great pleasure to receive a letter from you. Since I have been preoccupied for years with the study of the

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child's psyche, I am in deep sympathy with your humanitarian and understanding endeavors, and my daughter, who is an analytical pedagogue, considers herself one of your disciples.

I would be very pleased to sign my name beside yours on the appeal for the foundation of a little institute as planned by Frau Schaxel.1 The resistance my name may arouse among the public will have to be conquered by the brilliance that radiates from yours.

Yours very sincerely
Freud

Notes to "Letter from Sigmund Freud to Maria Montessori, December 20, 1917"

1 Now Mrs. Willy Hoffer, psychoanalyst in London.

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Freud, S. (1917). Letter from Sigmund Freud to Maria Montessori, December 20, 1917. Letters of Sigmund Freud 1873-1939, 319-320

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