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Freud, S. Jung, C.G. (1907). Letter from Sigmund Freud to C. G. Jung, August 27, 1907. The Freud/Jung Letters: The Correspondence Between Sigmund Freud and C. G. Jung, 79-80.

Freud, S. and Jung, C.G. (1907). Letter from Sigmund Freud to C. G. Jung, August 27, 1907. The Freud/Jung Letters: The Correspondence Between Sigmund Freud and C. G. Jung, 79-80

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Sigmund Freud and C. G. Jung

40 F

Hotel Annenheim und Seehof am Ossiacher See (Kärnten),1

Annenheim, 27 August 1907

Dear colleague,

You will forgive me for addressing you more formally in an open postcard.2 — Well, your letter was charming and once again showed me more of you than I could have learned from a whole dissertation. At the beginning you found yourself face to face with a serious matter and seemed frightened at the contrast. I should be very sorry if you imagined for one moment that I really doubted you in any way. But then you pulled yourself together and took the only attitude one can take when confronting one's + + +3 unconscious, to wit, one of humour, and yours turned out delightfully.

I was predisposed in Abraham's favour by the fact that he attacks the sexual problem head on; consequently I was glad to provide him with what material I had. Your picture of his character seems so apt that I am inclined to accept it without further examination. Nothing objectionable, yet something that precludes intimacy.

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