[ilds] Durrell, Freud and Justine

Marc Piel marcpiel at interdesign.fr
Sun Mar 20 07:22:19 PDT 2011

Could he have read it in a book published in 
England in 1954?
Here is a link:


I was surprised that I have not found any 
reference to an early french edition. It seems 
that the first unexpurgated version was only 
published recently.

Psychoanalytic electronic publishing (online)


But this is fairly expensive.


Le 19/03/11 20:13, Rony Alfandary a écrit :
> Hello all,
>   i am currently exploring the way Durrell used a quotation from Freud's
> letter to Fliess in Justine. i have noticed that the book he was
> supposed to be quatting from "The Letters of Sigmund Freud" (which is at
> Carbondale) was only published in 1960 while Justine itself was
> published earlier. obviously he must have read, or heard , that letter,
> or part of t, from another source. this is ls indicated  by the fact
> that the quotation is slightly different from the original text which
> suggests Durrell read the letter in another language, other than English.
> i know this is a slight matter, but it does raise my curiosity. i wonder
> if any of you know anything about this, namely, where did Durrell come
> across that letter. i couldn't find  a clue in either biographies.
> Thanks,
> Rony
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