For the first of our featured texts, we are exploring Sándor Ferenczi’s “The Dream of the Wise Baby”.

Katie Cuddon, Government, 2023. Ceramic, paper pulp, epoxy putty, found and adapted chair. Photo credit: Rob Harris

First published in 1923, the theme of the “Wise Baby” is one is frequently reworked over the course of Ferenczi’s work.

The text can be downloaded in English (here) and German (here).

Below you will find a series of responses the text.

You are invited to join in the conversation! At the end of each text you can submit your own reflections.

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You can submit your reflections using the form below.

We welcome reflections on:

  • Ferenczi’s text
  • Any of our featured responses

Selected commentaries will be published on the Ferenczi Hub pages.

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