A Little Book on the Human Shadow

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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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By turns logical and poetic, this book made me stand up and move around - a great introduction to the idea of the Human Shadow. It may not have the best advice on what do to about it, but simply pointing it out is enough.

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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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