These letters unveil a decisive but to this day very little-known decade of signmund Freud's life, ranging from his high school studies to the doctoral examination in medicine. Freud becomes known here as a student of prudent and passionate philosophy, a judicious literary critic and an attentive observer of social and political movements. From Trieste, Freud narrates his adventures as a young researcher in zoology but at the same time sharpens his gaze in observing the human condition.
For the communication of their sentimental secrets, Sigmund Freud and Eduard Silbertein founded the "Spanish Academy", a pact between two unique members that involves the use of the Spanish language in many letters and the adoption of the names of Cipión and Berganza, according to the model of the "Colloquio de los perros" of Cervantes.
In Spanish, Freud reaffirms his Jewish origin and al...read more