Book Publications: Current and Forthcoming.

William Faulkner and Modern Critical Theory. Ed. Dennis Patrick Slattery. New Orleans Review. Winter, 1987, vol. 14, No. 4. Collected, edited and found publication site for 9 essays on the fiction of William Faulkner. Manuscript length: 185 pages.

Co-authored with Dr. Jerry Pooler: From Your First Mile to Your First Marathon Without Injuries. 1984. Unpublished.

The Idiot: Dostoevsky’s Fantastic Prince. A Phenomenological Approach (New York: Peter Lang Publishing, Inc. l984), 226 pp. The text contains a close critical examination of the human dimensions of lived space and time in order to reveal fantasy as a mode of consciousness.

The Wounded Body: Remembering the Markings of Flesh. State University of New York Press, 2000. 290pp. Twelve chapters from Homer’s Odyssey through Toni Morrison’s Beloved exploring the body wounded, tattooed, dismembered, diseased.

Depth Psychology: Meditations in the Field. Dennis Patrick Slattery and Lionel Corbett, eds. Daimon-Verlag, Einsiedeln, Switzerland: Daimon-Verlag, 2000. 278pp. Seventeen chapters by noted psychologists, counselors, psychiatrists, cultural critics on recent research and applications of depth psychological thought and practice.

Casting the Shadows: Selected Poems. Winchester Canyon Press, 2001.

Psychology at the Threshold: Selected Papers from the Proceedings. Dennis Patrick Slattery and Lionel Corbett, eds. Pacifica Graduate Institute Press, 2003.

Grace in the Desert: Awakening to the Gifts of Monastic Life. Jossey-Bass Publishing, March 2004. A memoir of traveling to and staying at 12 monasteries and zen centers in the Western United States: Fall, 1998.

Just Below the Water Line: Selected Poems. Winchester Canyon Press, 2004.

Harvesting Darkness: Essays on Literature, Myth, Film and Culture. New York: iUniverse, 2006.

A Limbo of Shards: Essays on Memory, Myth and Metaphor. New York: iUniverse, 2007.

Twisted Sky: Selected Poems. Winchester Canyon Press, 2007.

Varieties of Mythic Experience: Essays on Religion, Psyche and Culture. Ed. Dennis Patrick Slattery and Glen Slater. Daimon-Verlag, Einseideln, Switzerland. March, 2008.

Reimagining Education: Essays on Reviving the Soul of Learning. Edited Dennis Patrick Slattery and Jennifer Leigh Selig. Spring Journal Books, April, 2009.

With Charles Asher,Simon’s Crossing. Fiction. New York: iUniverse, 2010.

Day-to-Day Dante: Exploring Personal Myth Through The Divine Comedy. Bloomington, Indiana, 2011.

Riting Myth, Mythic Writing: Invoking the Embodied Energy of Presence. Forthcoming, 2011.

The Beauty Between Words: Selected Poetry of Dennis Patrick Slattery and Chris Paris. Stormville, New York; Waterforestpress. November, 2010.


Casting the Shadows: Selected Poems. Recorded/ Mastered by Dan Canalos, Soundwaves Recordings, Huron, Ohio. 2002.

Just Below the Water Line: Selected Poems. Recorded/ Mastered Dan Canalos, Graphic layout Kristen Schoewe. Soundwaves Recordings, Huron, Ohio. 2006.

Articles in Professional Journals and Books (This is only a partial list. See Dennis’ CV for full listing):

“Memory, Metaphor, and the Image of Christ in Dostoevsky’s “The Peasant Marie,” Renascence, vol. 33. l8l-93.

“Speaking, Reflecting, Writing: The Myth of Narcissus and Echo,” The South Central Bulletin, No. 4 Winter, l983 2l7-39.

“The Classical Plotline of The Great Gatsby,” Teaching English in the Two Year College, l (Winter, l975), l03-05.

“Pan in Petersburg: Dostoevsky’s Mythical Method,” Publications of the Arkansas Philological Association, Vol. 5, Nox. 2-3, Fall, l979,. 48-57.

Abstract: “The Glass and the Echo: Language and Reality in Richard II,” The Missouri Philological Journal, (Spring, l979), 57.

“Pan, Embodiment and Epilepsy: Dostoevsky’s The Idiot,” Dragonflies: Studies in Imaginal Psychology, l, 2 (Spring, l979) 39-45.

“The Frame Tale: Temporality, Fantasy and Innocence in The Idiot,” in The International Dostoevsky Society Bulletin, 9, November, l979,. 6-25.

“Dante’s Image of Hope in Paradiso XXXIII,” in Renascence, Fall, l980, 24-35.

“The Via Dollarosa: Money Matters in Huckleberry Finn”. In a Special Issue on Mark Twain, South Central Review, Winter, 1988, 29-41.

“The Image of the Body as an Aid in Teaching Dante’s Purgatory” published in
Teaching the Middle Ages, Spring, l98l at Central Missouri State University, l09-l8.