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Bly, Robert

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Most widely held works by Robert Bly
Silence in the snowy fields : poems by Robert Bly( )

46 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poems of Robert Bly are rooted deep in the earth. Snow and sunshine, barns and cornfields and cars on the empty nighttime roads, abandoned Minnesota lakes and the mood of America now--these are his materials. He sees and talks clearly: he uses no rhetoric nor mannered striving for effect, but instead the simple statement that in nine lines can embody a mood, reveal a profound truth, illuminate in an important way the inward and hidden life. This is a poet of the modern world, thoroughly aware of the complexities of the moment but equally mindful of the great stream of life--all life--of which mankind is only a part
Iron John : a book about men by Robert Bly( Book )

64 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 3,745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the role of the male mentor, the author seeks to discover the truths about masculinity that gets beyond the stereotypes of our popular culture
Times alone : selected poems of Antonio Machado by Antonio Machado( )

10 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 1,895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems by the distinguished Spanish author explore the natural world and the experiences of ordinary life
The sibling society by Robert Bly( Book )

30 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and Persian and held by 1,504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through his use of poetry and myth, Bly takes us beyond the sociological statistics and tired psychobabble to see our dilemma afresh. In this sibling culture that he describes, we tolerate no one above us and have no concern for anyone below us. Like sullen teenagers we live in our peer group, glancing side to side, rather than upward, for direction. We have brought down all forms of hierarchy because hierarchy is based on power, often abused. Yet with that leveling we have also destroyed any willingness to look up or down. Without that "vertical gaze," as Bly calls it, we have no longing for the good, no deep understanding of evil. We shy away from great triumphs and deep sorrow. We have no elders and no children; no past and no future. What we are left with is spiritual flatness. The talk show replaces family. Instead of art we have the Internet. In the place of community we have the mall
The light around the body : poems by Robert Bly( Book )

25 editions published between 1959 and 1991 in English and held by 1,416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hunger by Knut Hamsun( Book )

27 editions published between 1967 and 2008 in English and held by 1,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Back Cover: A true classic of modern literature-and a forerunner of the psychologically driven fiction of Kafka, Camus, and Saramago. Hunger is the story of a Norwegian artist who wanders the streets of Christiana (now Oslo), struggling on the edge of starvation while trying to sell his articles to the local newspaper. As the hunger overtakes his body and his mind, the writer slides inexorably into paranoia and despair. The descent into madness is recounted by the unnamed narrator in increasingly urgent and disjointed prose as he loses his grip on his body and on reality itself. At the end-for reasons that remain unclear-he suddenly decides to sign on as a crewman aboard a ship and leave the city behind, saving himself from his otherwise certain death. Arising from Hamsun's belief that literature ought to be about the mysterious workings of the human mind-an attempt, as he wrote, to describe "the whisper of the blood and the pleading of the bone marrow"--Hunger is a landmark work that pointed the way toward a new kind of novel
Leaping poetry : an idea with poems and translations by Robert Bly( Book )

12 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in English and held by 1,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poet who is "leaping" makes a jump from an object soaked in unconscious substance to an object or idea soaked in conscious psychic substance. This anthology features a variety of leaping poems with commentary
Sleepers joining hands by Robert Bly( Book )

16 editions published between 1972 and 1991 in English and held by 1,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neruda and Vallejo: selected poems by Robert Bly( Book )

8 editions published between 1971 and 1993 in English and held by 1,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gathers poems by the Chilean and Peruvian poets, including both English translations and the original Spanish versions
Selected poems by Robert Bly( Book )

14 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 1,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthology of the poetry of Robert Bly covering the past three decades with accompanying commentary
News of the universe : poems of twofold consciousness by Robert Bly( Book )

16 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in English and held by 1,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publisher's description: Acclaimed poet and translator Robert Bly, known most recently for gatherings in which he guides men to greater self-knowledge, has created a unique multicultural collection of 150 poems that demonstrate the union of spirit between the poet and the natural world. Their "twofold" nature celebrates inner and outer consciousness, the participation of the object in the poetic vision. In this splendid anthology, Bly introduces the poems with extensive commentary to show society's changing attitudes toward nature - a movement away from anthropocentric assumptions fostered by Descartes, the church, imperial ambitions, and the rise of technology. Those beliefs held that human thought was the only sentient force in the universe and resulted in the subjugation of the natural world to the designs of the human intellect. Starting with the works of Pope, Swift, Milton, and others representing the "old position," the volume proceeds to the poetry of Blake, Hl̲derlin, Rilke, Goethe, Keats, and on to the enlightened sensibilities of Rexroth, Levertov, Berry, and, among many others, Bly himself. Bly's translations of Goethe, Rilke, Neruda, Lorca, Jimňez, Nerval, and others provide cross-cultural examples. The news this poetry brings is good news - of consciousness operating outside our own, all around us, and universally available to receptive spirits
American poetry : wildness and domesticity by Robert Bly( Book )

18 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected poems of Rainer Maria Rilke by Rainer Maria Rilke( Book )

6 editions published in 1981 in English and German and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For poetry lovers and students of literature and literary criticism, a National Book Award-winning poet brings his prowess as a translator and critic to bear on the work of one of the major German poets of the century
The man in the black coat turns : poems by Robert Bly( Book )

21 editions published between 1981 and 1991 in English and held by 915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These poems explore the burdens, deformations, and inarticulations that come with male consciousness and are particularly evident in the relations between fathers and sons
The Rag and bone shop of the heart : poems for men( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems on a number of different topics from such poets as Robert Bly, D.H. Lawrence, Emily Dickinson, Rainer Maria Rilke, Cesar Vallejo and William Butler Yeats
The morning glory : prose poems by Robert Bly( Book )

11 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lorca and Jiménez : selected poems by Robert Bly( Book )

8 editions published between 1973 and 1997 in English and Spanish and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horace, the Odes by Horace( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The odes of Horace are the cornerstone of lyric poetry in the Western world. Their subtlety of tone and brilliance of technique have often proved elusive, especially when - as has usually been the case - a single translator ventures to maneuver through Horace's infinite variety. Now for the first time, leading poets from America, England, and Ireland have collaborated to bring all 103 odes into English in a series of new translations that dazzle as poems while also illuminating the imagination of one of literary history's towering figures." "The thirty-five contemporary poets assembled in this volume include nine winners of the Pulitzer prize for poetry as well as four former U.S. Poet Laureates. Their translations, while faithful to the Latin, dramatize how the poets, each in his or her own way, have engaged Horace in a spirited encounter across time."--Jacket
What have I ever lost by dying? : collected prose poems by Robert Bly( Book )

13 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This tree will be here for a thousand years by Robert Bly( Book )

7 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this 1979 collection, Bly revisits the western Minnesota terrain and plainspoken style of his first collection, Silence in the Snowy Fields. While in many ways a sequel to Snowy Fields, the poems here reflect a deepened awareness of Sufism and Jung that relates them spiritually and psychologically to Camphor and Gopherwood and Black Coat. --http:/www.robertbly.com/b_poetry.html
 
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Silence in the snowy fields : poems
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Iron John : a book about menTimes alone : selected poems of Antonio MachadoThe sibling societyHungerLeaping poetry : an idea with poems and translationsNeruda and Vallejo: selected poemsSelected poemsNews of the universe : poems of twofold consciousness
Alternative Names
Blaĭ, Robert

Blaj, Robert 1926-

Blaj, Robjert 1926-

Bly, R. 1926-

Bly Robert

Bly Robert 1926-

Bly Robert Elwood

Bly, Robert Elwood 1926-

Bly Robertas

Robert Bly

Robert Bly American poet, author and activist

Robert Bly americký básník, překladatel, redaktor a aktivista

Robert Bly Amerikaans taalkundige

Robert Bly poeta statunitense

Robert Bly poète américain

Robertus Bly

Блай, Роберт

Блай, Роберт 1926-

בליי, רוברט

בליי, רוברט 1926-

רוברט בליי

رابرت بلای

رابرت بلای زبان‌شناس، مترجم، نویسنده، و شاعر آمریکایی

روبرت بلاى

روبرت بلاي

राबर्ट ब्लै

ਰਾਬਰਟ ਬਲਾਈ ਅਮਰੀਕੀ ਕਵੀ, ਲੇਖਕ ਅਤੇ ਕਾਰਕੁਨ

రాబర్ట్ బ్లై అమెరికన్ కవి, రచయిత మరియు కార్యకర్త

블라이, 로버트 1926-

ブライ, ロバート

ロバート・ブライ

羅伯特·布萊

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