Summary of the Book 'Iron Wit':
Iron John: A Book About Men is a book by American Poet Robert Bly published in 1990 by Addison-Wesley. It analyzes Iron John a Brothers Grimm fairy tale in Joseph Campbell fashion to find lessons especially meaningful to men. Bly believes that this fairy tale contains lessons from the past of great importance to modern men. It builds upon material in What Do Men Really Want?: A New Age Interview With Robert Bly by Keith Thompson New Age Journal May 1982 and first appeared as a series of pamphlets. Comparable to Clarissa Pinkola Estess book Women Who Run With the Wolves.