Meditations on the Insatiable Soul: Poems

Front Cover
HarperPerennial, 1994 - Poetry - 83 pages
0 Reviews
A new collection of poetry encompasses autobiographical works, the relationships between fathers and sons, and unfulfilled longings

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

Meditations on the insatiable soul: poems

User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

"I can live and die with no more/Fame," writes Bly who, in the nine years since his last poetry collection, has become a best-selling author (Iron John, LJ 11/15/90), TV celebrity, and guru of the men ... Read full review

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

Força Do Caráter, a
James Hillman
No preview available - 2001

About the author (1994)

Robert Bly lives on a farm in his native state of Minnesota. He edited The Seventies magazine, which he founded as The Fifties and in the next decade called The Sixties. In 1966, with David Ray, he organized American Writers Against the Vietnam War. The Light Around the Body, which won the National Book Award in 1968, was strongly critical of the war in Vietnam and of American foreign policy. Since publication of Iron John: A Book About Men (1990), a response to the women's movement, Bly has been immensely popular, appearing on talk shows and advising men to retrieve their primitive masculinity through wildness. Bly is also a translator of Scandinavian literature, such as Twenty Poems of Tomas Transtromer. Through the Sixties Press and the Seventies Press, he introduced little-known European and South American poets to American readers. His magazines have been the center of a poetic movement involving the poets Donald Hall, Louis Simpson, and James Wright.

Bibliographic information