Quotation by Ellen Glasgow

... the novel, as a living force, if not as a work of art, owes an incalculable debt to what we call, mistakenly, the new psychology, to Freud, in his earlier interpretations, and more truly, I think, to Jung.
Ellen Glasgow (1873–1945), U.S. novelist. The Woman Within, ch. 21 (1954).

Written in 1937. Glasgow, an important Southern novelist, was never a "disciple" of the psychoanalysts Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) or Carl Jung (1875-1961), but lauded "the invigorating effect of this fresh approach to experience." These thinkers were attracting a great deal of attention among artists and intellectuals when Glasgow wrote this.
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