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Ferenczi, S. (1915). Letter from Sándor Ferenczi to Sigmund Freud, January 13, 1915. The Correspondence of Sigmund Freud and Sandor Ferenczi Volume 2, 1914-1919, 44-45.

Ferenczi, S. (1915). Letter from Sándor Ferenczi to Sigmund Freud, January 13, 1915. The Correspondence of Sigmund Freud and Sandor Ferenczi Volume 2, 1914-1919 , 44-45

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Sándor Ferenczi

Pápa, January 13, 1915

Dear Professor,

Thanks for both pieces of news. First, to get back to the latest (translation of Interpretation of Dreams): the writer is certainly quite unreliable; I am definitely opposed to putting this chef d'oeuvre in the hands of an amateur. As soon as I get to Budapest I will look around for someone worthier, who will do the translation under my direction and control. I have refrained from doing this up to now because you have told me repeatedly that you preferred it if the work circulated in Hungary in the German language. We are not “at a loss” [verlegen]1 for a publisher; my Dick, an industrious young bookseller, deserves first consideration by virtue of his trustworthiness. He has often asked me if he could publish the Interpretation of Dreams. Perhaps I could persuade Ignotus to do the translation. Young Dr. Radó (the secretary of our society) is very sensible, but his style is bad. Well—it will work out!2

For the time being I have been working on the last pages of the translation of the Theory of Sexuality, and if the war lasts a long time and I stay in Pápa, the translation of Gradiva and the Little Work on Dreams will come, which I want to publish in one volume3 (Theory of Sexuality extra, of course).

The ideas that I brought along from Budapest were able to be pursued further after a brief interruption. I took it upon myself to communicate the train of thought to you only in writing, but not by letter.—The

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