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

Bly, Robert, (author.).
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  • 5 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Benton Co PL - Fowler 398.2 BLY (Text) 34044000942670 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch 398.2 BLY (Text) 39391006872145 Nonfiction Available -
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library 398.2 BLY (Text) 78551000535713 Non-Fiction Available -
Odon Winkelpleck PL - Odon 398.2 Bly (Text) 70142211135916 Fiction - general Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 398.2 BLY (Text) 31951004296221 Main Floor - New Arrivals Checked out 12/21/2018
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial 398.2 BLY (Text) 33946003328338 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor 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.

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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 Along with illustrations of each story, the book features some of Bly's unpublished poetry, which peppers his lyric prose and offers a look inside the mind of an American master of letters in the twilight of his singular career"-- Provided by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.
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.

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