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Iron John : a book about men

By: Bly, Robert
Material type: TextTextReading, MA Addison-Wesley 1990Description: xi, 268 p.; bibliog. refsContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volume ISBN: 0201517205Subject(s): Men--Folklore | Men--Psychology | Masculinity, psychologicalLOC classification: HQ1090.3 .B59 1990
Contents:
1 The pillow and the key. 2 When one hair turns gold. 3 The road of ashes, descent, and grief. 4 The hunger for the king in a time with no father. 5 The meeting with the god-woman in the garden. 6 To bring the interior warriors back to life. 7 Riding the red, the white, and the black horses. 8 The wound by the king's men. Epilogue: The wild man in ancient religion, literature and folk life. The story of Iron John
Abstract: 'Iron John is Robert Bly's long-awaited book on male initiation and the role of the mentor, the result of ten years' work with men to discover the truths about masculinity that get beyond the stereotypes of our popular culture....brings together a rich and coherent picture of what it has meant through time to pass from boyhood into manhood.'
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1 The pillow and the key. 2 When one hair turns gold. 3 The road of ashes, descent, and grief. 4 The hunger for the king in a time with no father. 5 The meeting with the god-woman in the garden. 6 To bring the interior warriors back to life. 7 Riding the red, the white, and the black horses. 8 The wound by the king's men. Epilogue: The wild man in ancient religion, literature and folk life. The story of Iron John

'Iron John is Robert Bly's long-awaited book on male initiation and the role of the mentor, the result of ten years' work with men to discover the truths about masculinity that get beyond the stereotypes of our popular culture....brings together a rich and coherent picture of what it has meant through time to pass from boyhood into manhood.'

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