A Little Book on the Human Shadow (Google eBook)

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Harper Collins, Oct 6, 2009 - Psychology - 96 pages
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Robert Bly, renowned poet and author of the ground-breaking bestseller Iron John, mingles essay and verse to explore the Shadow -- the dark side of the human personality -- and the importance of confronting it.


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Review: A Little Book on the Human Shadow

User Review  - Michelle - Goodreads

Recommended reading for those of us who sometimes go into a shame spiral about certain things and wonder why. It's a heavy book (odd, since it is only 60 some pages), and there were parts I did not understand at all, but I got a lot of insight from it. Read full review

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User Review  - Rebekah Robertson - Goodreads

Bly suggests identifying and taking the dark side of your personality back from those you have projected it upon. The book reads like a lecture or some sort of spoken word. The practical application ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Robert Bly's books of poetry include The Night Abraham Called to the Stars and My Sentence Was a Thousand Years of Joy. His awards include the National Book Award for poetry and two Guggenheims. He lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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