Iron John: A Book about Men
In this deeply learned book, poet and translator Robert Bly offers nothing less than a new vision of what it is to be a man.Bly's vision is based on his ongoing work with men and reflections on his own life. He addresses the devastating effects of remote fathers and mourns the disappearance of male initiation rites in our culture. Finding rich meaning in ancient stories and legends, Bly uses the Grimm fairy tale "Iron John," in which the narrator, or "Wild Man," guides a young man through eight stages of male growth, to remind us of archetypes long forgotten-images of vigorous masculinity, both protective and emotionally centered.Simultaneously poetic and down-to-earth, combining the grandeur of myth with the practical and often painful lessons of our own histories, Iron John is a rare work that will continue to guide and inspire men-and women-for years to come.
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Review: Iron John: A Book About MenUser Review - Brian Bunne broughten - Goodreads
Amazing insight into mens culture. Robert is truly gifted. His insight, wit, and intelligence are remarkable and I admire both his writing, poems, and intellect. Read full review
Review: Iron John: A Book About MenUser Review - Shayne - Goodreads
Deeply poetic exploration of the self through myth, and led me to places I hadn't been before. Certainly an experience for a nonfiction guy like myself. Takes itself pretty seriously, especially for being fairy-tail-based, but none the worse for it. Read full review
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Iron John: A Book About Men (ISBN 0-201-51720-5) is a book by American Poet Robert Bly published in 1990. It analyzes Iron John, a Brothers Grimm fairy tale ...
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Iron John: A Book about Men
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Iron John: A Book About Men
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