Hardback
March 1, 2011
9780819571472
English
68
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.1 Pounds (US)
$6.95 USD, £5.50 GBP
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Silence in the Snowy Fields, a minibook edition

Poems

Wesleyan University Press is pleased to present a special miniature edition of this best-selling volume of poetry by Robert Bly. Originally published in 1962, Silence in the Snowy Fields was Bly's first book, and one of the first volumes of poetry published by Wesleyan. Silence in the Snowy Fields disarmed readers and critics with its clear-sighted intelligence and apparent simplicity. Unlike much of the academically based American poetry of its time, this poetry aimed at a kind of Eastern balance in which human beings participate in but do not dominate nature. Many still find this one of Bly's most healing books. The entire book is reproduced in this irresistable small format.

About the Author

ROBERT BLY is an American poet, author, activist, and leader of the Mythopoetic Men's Movement.

Reviews

"Mr. Bly's poems name delicate, humble things, and at the same time describe man assuming his existence, beginning over again the test of illusions. At the end of each poem there is silence, without complaint."—Wallace Fowlie, New York Times Book Review

"Mr. Bly's poems name delicate, humble things, and at the same time describe man assuming his existence, beginning over again the test of illusions. At the end of each poem there is silence, without complaint."—Wallace Fowlie, New York Times Book Review

"There's no more practical beautiful book I own than the two minibook poetry collections I have: The Branch Will Not Break by James Wright and Silence in the Snowy Fields by Robert Bly. Because the tiny Wright book has probably traveled (literally) with me more than any other book, it's one of the most beat-up books I own, and also one of my favorites."—Gabe Habash, PWxyz / Publishers Weekly blog

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Silence in the Snowy Fields

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