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Robert Bly (born December 23, 1926 in Madison, Minnesota) is an American poet, author, activist and leader of the Mythopoetic Men's Movement in the United States.

Contents

Works

Poetry collections

  • Talking into the Ear of a Donkey: Poems (W. W. Norton & Company, 2011)
  • Turkish Pears in August: Twenty-Four Ramages (Eastern Washington University, 2007)
  • The Urge to Travel Long Distances (Eastern Washington University Press, 2005)
  • My Sentence Was a Thousand Years of Joy (HarperCollins, 2005)
  • Surprised by Evening (RealNewMusic, 2005)
  • The Night Abraham Called to the Stars (HarperCollins, 2001)
  • Eating the Honey of Words: New and Selected Poems (1999)
  • Snowbanks North of the House (1999)
  • Morning Poems (1997)
  • Meditations on the Insatiable Soul (1994)
  • What Have I Ever Lost by Dying?: Collected Prose Poems (1992)
  • Loving a Woman in Two Worlds (1985)
  • Selected Poems (1986)
  • Mirabai Versions (1984)
  • The Man in the Black Coat Turns (1981)
  • This Tree Will Be Here for a Thousand Years (1979)
  • This Body is Made of Camphor and Gopherwood (1977)
  • Old Man Rubbing His Eyes (1974)
  • Jumping Out of Bed (1973)
  • Sleepers Joining Hands (1973)
  • The Light Around the Body (1967)- won National Book Award
  • The Lion's Tail and Eyes (1962)
  • Silence in the Snowy Fields (1962)

Translations collections

  • The Dream We Carry: Selected and Last Poems of Olav H. Hauge (Copper Canyon Press, 2008) (with Robert Hedin)
  • Peer Gynt (verse play) - by Henrik Ibsen (2008)
  • The Winged Energy of Delight: Selected Translations, HarperCollins (2004)
  • The Half-Finished Heaven: The Best Poems of Tomas Tranströmer, Graywolf Press (2001)
  • The Lightning Should Have Fallen on Ghalib (with Sunil Dutta, 1999)
  • Lorca and Jiménez: Selected Poems, Beacon Press (1997)
  • Ten Poems of Francis Ponge Translated by Robert Bly & Ten Poems of Robert Bly Inspired by the Poems of Francis Ponge (1990)
  • Trusting Your Life to Water and Eternity: Twenty Poems of Olav H. Hauge (1987)
  • Machado's Times Alone: Selected Poems (1983)
  • The Kabir Book (1977)
  • Friends, You Drank Some Darkness: Three Swedish Poets: Martinson, Ekeloef, and Transtromer (1975)
  • Neruda and Vallejo: Selected Poems (1971)
  • Hunger (novel) — by Knut Hamsun (1967)

Anthologies (as editor)

  • The Best American Poetry (1999)
  • The Soul Is Here for Its Own Joy: Sacred Poems from Many Cultures, Ecco Press (1995)
  • The Darkness Around Us Is Deep: Selected Poems of William Stafford (1993)
  • The Rag and Bone Shop of the Heart: Poems for Men (1992)
  • News of the Universe (1980)
  • Leaping Poetry (1975)
  • A Poetry Reading Against the Vietnam War (1967)

Nonfiction books

  • Remembering James Wright (2005)
  • The Maiden King : The Reunion of Masculine and Feminine (with Marion Woodman), Henry Holt & Co (1998)
  • The Sibling Society, Addison-Wesley (1996)
  • The Spirit Boy and the Insatiable Soul (1994)
  • American Poetry: Wildness and Domesticity (1991)
  • Iron John: A Book About Men (1990)
  • A Little Book on the Human Shadow, (with William Booth, 1988)
  • Eight Stages of Translation (1983)
  • Talking All Morning: Collected Conversations and Interviews (1980)

See also




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