Leaving naivete behind may open up the wilder regions of maleness, where men can wrestle with their demons and, in time, reach maturity and balance, according to Bly, poet and men’s workshop facilitator. This is a fascinating dialogue which explores the mystery of maleness and includes Bly’s storytelling mastery and poetry.
Poet, translator and teacher, Bly is the author of many books including Light Around the Body (Harper & Row 1967), Loving a Woman In Two Worlds (Dial 1985) and Man In the Black Coat Turns (Harper & Row 1982), The Winged Energy of Delight: Selected Translations (Harper Perenniel 2005), My Sentence Was a Thousand Years of Joy: Poems (Harper Perennial 2006). He is also author of Iron John (Addison-Wesley 1990) and The Sibling Society (Addison-Wesley 1996). To learn more about the work of Robert Bly go to www.robertbly.com
Program Number: 2052 Host: Michael Toms Interview Date: 5/18/1987