Letter from Sigmund Freud to Wilhelm Fliess: 1st January 1896 : Known as Letter 39

by Julia Evans on January 1, 1896

Publication dates

1)  In Marie Bonaparte, Anna Freud, and Ernst Kris, (Eds.), (1950a). Aus den anfangen der psychoanalyse. briefe an Wilhelm Fliess, abhandlungen und notizen aus de jahren 1887-1902. London: Imago;

2)  Corrected transcription in J. M. Masson and Michael Schröter, (Eds.), Briefe an Wilhelm Fliess, 1887-1904, Frankfurt am Main: Fischer, 1986

In English translation:

3) Letter 39: p140 in Marie Bonaparte, Anna Freud, and Ernst Kris, (Eds.), The origins of psycho-analysis: Letters to Wilhelm Fliess, drafts and notes, 1887-1902, (Eric Mosbacher & James Strachey, Trans.), London: Imago, 1954 : Available here

4) January 1st 1896 : p158 of The complete letters of Sigmund Freud to Wilhelm Fliess, 1887-1904. (Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson, Ed. and Trans.). (1985c). Cambridge, MA, and London: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press : Available, minus Draft K, here


Draft K. The Neuroses of Defense (A Christmas Fairy Tale) was attached to this letter : Availability Draft K : The Neuroses of Defence (A Christmas Fairy Tale) : 1st January 1896 : Sigmund Freud or here

Quoted in the development timeline of Freud’s ideas on the relationship between the psychic and physical, bodily processes here:  The Project for a Scientific Psychology: 23rd & 25th September & 5th October 1895: Sigmund Freud or here

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