The Return of Iron John

I had forgotten what a profound and beautiful book it is. Or maybe it just reads differently to me twenty years later. As part of a project I’m working on about a Pantheon of Great Men, I just reread Iron John by Robert Bly. Iron John was a phenomenon when it was first published in … Continued

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Forget Feminism: What About Kindness?

The Acculturated symposium, “Can Men be Men Again?” has evoked a very spirited and inspired response from our writers–and a rather passionate response from our readers.  Our writers have argued that there has been a breakdown in manly behavior in our culture. So in the comments section and in some of our posts, a question has arisen: … Continued

Can Men be Men Again?, Culture