Letter to Wilhelm Fliess of 16th May 1897 : known as Letter 62 : Sigmund Freud

by Julia Evans on May 16, 1897

1) Translated unabridged by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson

p243-245 of ‘The Complete Letters of Sigmund Freud to Wilhelm Fliess 1887-1904’ [NB ‘The Project’ is not included]: Translated and Edited by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, and London, England: 1985

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2) Translated and incomplete by Eric Mosbacher : Notes by James Strachey

Page 200-202 of The origins of psychoanalysis : Sigmund Freud’s Letters : Letters, Drafts and Notes to Wilhelm Fliess (1887 – 1902) , Edited by Marie Bonaparte, Anna Freud, Ernst Kris, Translated by Eric Mosbacher and James Strachey, Basic Books 1954

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James Strachey’s footnotes

P200 : I was interrupted straight away by having hurriedly to prepare for the press an abstract of all my publications. Footnote 2 – A bibliography of Freud’s scientific-works-as published in 1897 (Freud 1897b).

P200 : The vote is going to take place any day. Footnote 3 The board of professors of the medical faculty voted by a majority on June 12, 1897b in favour of Freud’s being awarded the title of professor. After this the delay in making the appointment was attributable solely to the (anti-Semitic) policy of the Ministry of Education.


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Further texts

Of the clinic : here

Lacanian Transmission : here

Some Lacanian History : here

Topology : here

From LW working groups : here

By Sigmund Freud here

Notes on texts by Sigmund Freud : here

By Jacques Lacan here

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