Walt Whitman By Steven B. Herrman

Walt Whitman: Shamanism, Spiritual Democracy, and the World SouThis insightful book begins with the author’s dream, one that urged him to analyze the “shamanic structures” present in the poetry and prose of America’s greatest bard, Walt Whitman.

From a contemporary, analytical psychological viewpoint, Walt Whitman: Shamanism, Spiritual Democracy, and the World Soul demonstrates how Whitman speaks to the age-old sociopolitical and religious questions that are highly relevant to us today.

This extensively researched book is essential reading for those interested in the studies of literature, politics, religion, and psychology.