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Walt Whitman: Shamanism, Spiritual Democracy, and the World Soul Steven B. Herrmann

Walt Whitman: Shamanism, Spiritual Democracy, and the World Soul

Steven B. Herrmann

Published June 14th 2010
ISBN : 9781609116996
Hardcover
326 pages
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Walt Whitman: Shamanism, Spiritual Democracy, and the World Soul begins with a dream that sent the author, Steven B. Herrmann, on a journey to analyze the shamanic structures of the collective unconscious that are present in the poetry and prose ofMoreWalt Whitman: Shamanism, Spiritual Democracy, and the World Soul begins with a dream that sent the author, Steven B. Herrmann, on a journey to analyze the shamanic structures of the collective unconscious that are present in the poetry and prose of Americas greatest bard, Walt Whitman. From a contemporary, analytical psychological point of view, Herrmann demonstrates how Whitman speaks to age-old sociopolitical and religious questions that are highly relevant to our world today. The book discusses topics including: �Whitmans Emergence as a World-Liberating Figure �The Three Stages of American Democracy �Bi-Erotic Marriage �Whitmans Religious Vision Based on extensive research into the roots of the American mythos, this book will be essential reading for literary, political, religious, and psychological studies. Steven B. Herrmann is a Jungian writer and psychotherapist and lives with his wife in the hills of Oakland, California. Publishers Web site: http://www.strategicpublishinggroup.c...