A Little Book on the Human Shadow Book Review by Robert Bly

A full book breakdown, review, and analysis of all five parts of Robert Bly's "A Little Book on the Human Shadow." There are clips of Robert Bly reading poetry including in this book throughout the video. This breakdown is apart of the Robert Bly course. The course is free, covers all of Robert Bly's books, reviews your creative submissions on Robert Bly, and hopes to create a revival of people talking about Bly's works!

Intro: 0:00 - 1:15

Part 1: "Problems in the Ark" 1:16 -13:20

Part 2: "The Long Bag We Drag Behind Us" 13:21 - 26:07

Part 3: "Five Stages in Exiling, Hunting, and Retrieving the Shadow" 26:08 - 44:00

Part 4: "Honoring the Shadow Interview" 44:01 - 49:09 (Sorry it cuts off a bit before the end)

Part 5: "Wallace Stevens and Dr. Jekyll" 49:11 - 1:14:12

Clips of Bly reading were taken from the documentary "Robert Bly: A Thousand Years of Joy" directed by Haydn Reiss. Go buy it or stream it on Kanopy or PBS! 100% recommend the film to any fan.