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The ecstatic Whitman literary shamanism & the crisis of the Union by Hutchinson, George

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Published by Ohio State University Press in Columbus .
Written in English


  • Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Shamanism in literature,
  • Prophecies in literature,
  • Ecstasy in literature,
  • United States in literature

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Edition Notes

StatementGeorge B. Hutchinson.
LC ClassificationsPS3242.S52 H88 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationxxviii, 231 p. ;
Number of Pages231
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2708323M
ISBN 100814204120
LC Control Number86000877

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  About the Book This work is not only a general inquiry into ecstatic states of consciousness and an historical outline of the ecstatic poetic tradition but also an intensive study of five representative poets—Rumi, Wordsworth, Whitman, Dickinson, and :// This work is a critical study in four parts: (1) a general inquiry into ecstatic states; (2) an historical outline of the ecstatic poetic tradition; (3) an intensive study of five representative poets - Rumi, Wordsworth, Whitman, Dickinson, and Tagore; and (4) a discussion of critical implications, especially those bearing on psychology, sociology, and religion, as well as an analysis of “Quick-witted, slyly erotic, and sometimes ecstatic, this book explores Mark Doty’s relationship with Walt Whitman, or with the idea of Walt Whitman. It is intimate in its reality and in all that it imagines, and it captures with splendid lyricism the author’s generous obsession with his  › Books › Literature & Fiction › History & Criticism. The Kabir Book in contrast, has a small number of very short poems. Each poem can be scanned in seconds, but each one addresses something that stops you dead in your tracks. In each poem, the poet points to something, often with sensuous imagery, As a quick aside here, one of my favorite poets is ://

ECSTATIC NATION: Confidence, Crisis, and Compromise, Ecstatic Nation illuminates one of the most dramatic and momentous chapters in America’s past, chronicaling the years surrounding the Civil War, when the country dreamed big, craved new lands and new freedom, and was bitterly divided over its great moral wrong:   2. Whitman, Walt, Sequel to Drum-Taps. (Since the Preceding Came from the Press.) When Lilacs Last in the Door-Yard Bloom'd. And Other Poems, reprinted in Drum-Taps () and Sequel to Drum-Taps (–6), ed. DeWolfe Miller, F. (Gainesville, Fla.: Scholars' Facsimiles and Reprints, ).References to Lilacs and Other Pieces and Drum-Taps are noted in the text by page ://   LEAVES OF GRASS By Walt Whitman Come, said my soul, Such verses for my Body let us write, (for we are one,) That should I after return, Or, long, long hence, in other spheres, There to some group of mates the chants resuming, (Tallying Earth’s soil, trees, winds, tumultuous waves,) Ever with pleas’d smile I may keep on, Ever and ever yet the verses owning—as, first, I here and now ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ix -- INTRODUCTION xi -- ONE BACKGROUNDS OF REVITALIZATION 1 -- The Legacy of the Fathers -- Frustrations of a Native Son -- Religion and Revitalization -- TWO SORCERERS' APPRENTICE 26 -- The Prophet's Affliction -- The Dawn of Religion -- The Techniques of Ecstasy -- The Healing Way -- The Shamanic Persona and Ecstatic Achievement -- THREE HEALER