Publications

Papers, Reviews, and Books

A list of my essays and reviews and Jungian books on Jungian literary criticism and American poetry.

Herrmann, S. (2018a). Emily Dickinson A Medicine Woman for our Times. Cheyenne: Fisher King Press. 

(2018b). “Transpersonal Psychology and the Self-Field: An Overview of the Works 

of Jungian Analyst Erich Neumann.” In Integral Transpersonal Journal of Arts,

Sciences and Technologies, No. 11, September 2018, pp. 57-77.

Herrmann, S. (2016a). “At the Thresholds of Elysium: Lyrical Illuminations for Lifting Spirit into Bliss from a Jungian, Post-Christian, Spiritually Democratic Perspective.” “Afterword” to Douglas M. Gillette’s book At the Thresholds of  Elysium. United States of America: DouglasGilletteCreations, 543-553. 

Herrmann, S. (2016b). “William James & C. G. Jung: The Emergence of the Field of Transpersonal Psychology.” In Integral Transpersonal Journal of Arts, Sciences and Technologies, No. 8, June 2016, pp. 22-57. 

—— (2016c). William Everson: The Shaman’s Call, Expanded Edition. New York:  Eloquent Books. 

—— (2015a). “C. G. Jung and Teilhard de Chardin: Peacemakers in an Age of  Spiritual Democracy.” In Pierre Teilhard de Chardin and Carl Gustav Jung Side by Side. Edited by Fred Gustafson. Cheyenne: Fisher King Press. 

—— (2015b). Spiritual Democracy: The Wisdom of Early American Visionaries for the  Journey Forward. Foreword by John Beebe. Berkeley: North Atlantic Books  (Sacred Activism Series). 

—— (2014a). “Creation Spirituality.” In Encyclopedia of Psychology and Religion.   Editors: David A. Leeming & Stanton Marlan. Springer Publications, Article ID:   306595, Chapter ID: 9005. 

 —— (2014b). “Couples, Marriage and Family Counseling.” In Encyclopedia of  Psychology and Religion. Editors: David A. Leeming & Stanton Marlan.   Springer Publications, Article ID: 306596, Chapter ID: 9006. 

—— (2014c). “Progoff, Ira.” In Encyclopedia of Psychology and Religion. Editors:  David A. Leeming & Stanton Marlan. Springer Publications, Article ID: 306600,  Chapter ID: 9010.

 —— (2014d). “Whitman, Walt.” In Encyclopedia of Psychology and Religion. Editors:  David A. Leeming & Stanton Marlan. Springer Publications, Article ID: 306001,  Chapter ID: 9011. 

—— (2014e). “Teilhard de Chardin: Cosmic Christ.” In Encyclopedia of Psychology  and Religion. Editors: David A. Leeming & Stanton Marlan. Springer  Publications, Article ID: 306726, Chapter ID: 9128. 

—— (2014f). “Everson, William.” In Encyclopedia of Psychology and Religion. Editors: David A. Leeming & Stanton Marlan. Springer Publications, Article ID:  306836, Chapter ID: 9232. 

—— (2013) “Afterword” to “William Everson: The Far-Cast Spear, a Foreword to the   Women at Point Sur by Robinson Jeffers.” In Jeffers Studies. Volume 17, 2013,  60-66. 

—— (2012). “The Shamanic Archetype in Robinson Jeffers’s Poetry.” In Jeffers  Studies. Volume 16, Numbers 1 & 2. Spring and Fall 2012, 1-34. 

—— (2011a). “Walt Whitman, Poet-Shaman.” Book Interview, Advocate.com. 

—— (2011b). “The Transformation of Violence: The Case of Jacob,” Journal of   Sandplay Therapy, Vol. 20, No. 1. pp. 117-134. 

—— (2010a). “Melville’s Portrait of Same-Sex Marriage in Moby-Dick.”  In Jung Journal: Culture & Psyche. Volume 4, No. 3, 65-89.” 

—— (2010b). Walt Whitman: Shamanism, Spiritual Democracy, and the World Soul.  Durham: Eloquent Books. 

—— (2010c). “The Emergence of Moby Dick in the Dreams of a Five-Year-Old Boy.”  In Cultures and Identities in Transition: Jungian Perspectives. New York:  Routledge, pp. 17-29. 

—— (2009a). William Everson: The Shaman’s Call. New   York: Eloquent Books. 

—— (2009b). “The Case of Clare: The Emergence of the Self in a Six-Year-Old Girl,”  Journal of Sandplay Therapy, Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 111-132. 

—— (2009c). “Colloquy with the Inner Friend: Jung’s Religious Feeling for Islam,”  Jung Journal: Culture and Psyche, Vol. 3, No. 4, pp.123-132. 

—— (2008). “The Treatment of an Abandonment Trauma,” Journal of Sandplay Therapy, Vol. 17, No. 2. Pp. 51-74. 

—— (2007a). “The Transformation of Terror into Joy.” Journal of Sandplay Therapy,  Vol. XVI, 2, pp. 101-113. 

—— (2007b). “Book Reviews.” The Journal of Analytical Psychology,” Vol. 52,   No. 5, pp. 675-676. 

—— (2007c). “Emergence of the Bipolar Cultural Complex in Walt Whitman,” The  Journal of Analytical Psychology, Vol. 52, No. 4, pp.463-478. 

—— (2007d). “Luigi Zoja: Cultivating the Soul,” Jung Journal: Culture and Psyche,   Vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 83-90. 

—— (2007e). “Letters to the Editor,” Jung Journal: Culture and Psyche. Vol. 1, No. 3, 5-12. 

—— (2007f). “Walt Whitman and the Homoerotic Imagination.” Jung Journal:  Culture and Psyche, Vol. 1, No. 2, 16-47. 

—— (2005a). “A Conversation with William Everson: Shamanism, American Poetry, And the Vision Quest.” The San Francisco Jung Institute Library Journal,   Vol. 24, No. 4. 

—— (2005b). “Melville’s Vision of Evil,” expanded edition for the IAAP:  International Association for Analytical Psychology (iaap.org);“Articles—Psyche and Culture.” 

— (2004). “The Cultural Complex in Walt Whitman,” The San Francisco Jung   Institute Library Journal, Vol. 23, No. 4. 

—— (2003a). “Melville’s Vision of Evil,” The San Francisco Jung Institute Library  Journal, Vol. 22, No. 3. 

—— (2003b). “Whitman, Dickinson and Melville—American Poet-Shamans:  Forerunners of Poetry Therapy,” Journal of Poetry Therapy, Vol. 16, No. 1. 

—— (2003c). “Letters to the Editor,” The San Francisco Jung Institute Library  Journal, Vol. 21, No. 4. 

—— (2002). “Donald Sandner: The Shamanic Archetype,” The San Francisco Jung  Institute Library Journal, Vol. 21, No. 2. 

—— (2001). “Remembering the Wound,” The San Francisco Jung Institute Library Journal, Vol. 20, No. 1. 

—— (2000). “Donald Kalsched: The Inner World of Trauma,” The San   Francisco Jung Institute Library Journal, Vol. 19, No. 2. 

—— (1999). “Gothic Poetry and the Daimonic,” The San Francisco Jung Institute Library Journal, Vol. 18, No. 2. 

—— (1998). “Murray Stein: The Transformative Image,” The San   Francisco Jung Institute Library Journal, Vol. 17, No. 1. 

—— (1997). “The Visionary Artist,” The San Francisco Jung Institute Library  Journal, Vol. 16, No. 1. 

—— (1994). Vocational Development in Childhood: A Four-Subject Case Study with  SED Type Children. Richmond. CA: Argosy University. 

—— (1992). “Latterday Shaman,” Perspectives on William Everson. Grants Pass:  Castle Peak Editions. 

—— (1986). Vocational Dreams and the Nuclear Self. Master’s Thesis. Pleasant Hill, CA: John F. Kennedy University (JFKU). 

—— (1982). Meister Eckhart on the Recollection of the Self: A Jungian Perspective. Santa Cruz, CA: University of California at Santa Cruz (UCSC).   

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Spiritual Democracy

A Video on my book Spiritual Democracy: The Wisdom of Early American Visionaries for the Journey Forward. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books (Sacred Activism Series), 2014.