• Male Naivete and Giving the Gold Away

  • By: Robert Bly
  • Narrated by: Michael Toms
  • Length: 55 mins
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars (76 ratings)

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Male Naivete and Giving the Gold Away

By: Robert Bly
Narrated by: Michael Toms
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Publisher's summary

According to poet and men's workshop facilitator Robert Bly, 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. 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), 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).
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Powerful. A must here for all modern men.

Robert Blake is an incredible speaker and weaver of story into myth into truth. Society needs more such men.

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Robert at his best.

I can't get enough of this vintage Robert Bly. Pure gold! Makes me proud to be a man

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