Maud Bodkin

Amy Maud Bodkin (1875–1967) was a British classical scholar, writer on mythology, and literary critic. She is best known for her 1934 book Archetypal Patterns in Poetry: Psychological Studies of Imagination (London: Oxford University Press). It is generally taken to be a major work in applying the theories of Carl Jung to literature.

Bodkin's other main works are The Quest for Salvation in an Ancient and a Modern Play (London and New York: Oxford University Press, 1941) and Studies of Type-Images in Poetry, Religion and Philosophy (London and New York: Oxford University Press, 1951).

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... from “the great religions of the East” (cited in Hayward 1952), came to dominate Bodkin’s later thought and writings, which may also have been influenced by her readings of Martin Buber, Gilbert ... The title of Bodkin’s short (54 pages) book, The Quest for Salvation in an Ancient and a Modern Play, substantiates one of her chief concerns ... Eliot’s The Family Reunion, the “modern play” which Bodkin had reviewed two years earlier, in May 1939 ...

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