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More than true : the wisdom of fairy tales / Robert Bly.

Bly, Robert, (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Town of Plymouth. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Pease Public Library.

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Pease Public Library 398.2 BLY 34598000735798 Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250158192
  • ISBN: 1250158192
  • Physical Description: xv, 169 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2018.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- Six stories: The six swans -- The frog prince -- The lindworm -- The dark man -- One-two man -- The white bear King Valemon.
Summary, etc.:
"Few forms of storytelling have greater power to captivate the human mind than fairy tales, but where do these tales originate from, and what do they mean? Celebrated poet and bestselling author Robert Bly has been asking these questions throughout his career. Here Bly looks at six tales that have stood the test of time and have captivated the poet for decades, from "The Six Swans" to "The Frog Prince." Drawing on his own creative genius, and the work of a range of thinkers from Kirkegaard and Yeats to Freud and Jung, Bly turns these stories over in his mind to bring new meaning and illumination to these timeless tales. Along with illustrations of each story, the book features some of Bly's unpublished poetry, which peppers his lyric prose and offers a look inside the mind of an American master of letters in the twilight of his singular career"-- Provided by publisher.
Language Note:
Text in English.
Subject: Fairy tales > History and criticism.
Tales > History and criticism.
Wisdom in literature.
Truth in literature.
Conduct of life in literature.
Fairy tales > Psychological aspects.
Genre: Criticism, interpretation, etc.

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