Robert Bly: Old Man Rubbing His Eyes. (71 words)

  • William V. Davis (Baylor University )

Robert Bly's Old Man Rubbing His Eyes (1975) is a collection of twenty “snowy fields” poems. First published in this chapbook, these poems were reprinted as the first section of Bly's This Tree Will Be Here for a Thousand Years, originally published in 1979, and extensively revised in 1992. See the entries on Bly's Silence in the Snowy Fields and This Tree Will Be Here for a Thousand Years for more on these poems.

Davis, William V.. "Old Man Rubbing His Eyes. ". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 20 October 2001
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