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Visionary Literature

  art of William Blake                                     Plate from Dante's Inferno

Welcome to

Visionary Literature (EN1021)

John Rose, Instructor

Sample Topics

When choosing a topic, it can be helpful to know which topics have proven successful in terms of the amount and quality of information available. Here are sample general topics from similar courses:

  • Hildegard von Bingen
  • Teresa of Avila
  • Dante William Blake, The Marriage of Heaven and Hell
  • Emily Bronte, Wuthering Heights
  • Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass
  • Emily Dickinson
  • Arthur Rimbaud Illuminations
  • William Butler Yeats, “The Second Coming”, “Byzantium”
  • T.S. Eliot, Four Quartets
  • Franz Kafka, The Great Wall of China
  • Allen Ginsberg, Howl
  • Jack Kerouac,The Dharma Bums
  • Sylvia Plath, “Daddy” and “Lady Lazarus” in Ariel Poems
  • Paul Celan, Selected Poems and Prose
  • Paulo Coehlo,The Alchemist
  • Bob Dylan, Chronicles, “Like a Rolling Stone”, “Desolation Row”, “Shelter from the Storm”, “I Shall be Released”
  • Patti Smith, Just Kids
  • Joni Mitchell, “Woodstock”


Subject Guide

Kathy Burris