Letter from Sigmund Freud to Wilhelm Fliess: 6th December 1896 : Known as Letter 52

by Julia Evans on December 6, 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 52: p173-181 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

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4) 6th December 1896 : p207-215 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.

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Notes:

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

This letter is quoted in Seminar III : 21st March 1956 : p181 of Russell Grigg’s translation : Seminar III: The Psychoses: 1955-1956: from 16th November 1955: Jacques Lacan or here together with Letter 46.