David Wilson-Okamura (Spring 2004)
Queen Elizabeth and the Faerie Queene

  Queen Elizabeth I, the Rainbow Portrait
We will begin by looking at Elizabeth herself: in biography, in film, and in her own speeches. The rest of the course will be devoted to Edmund Spenser's Faerie Queene and, in particular, to Spenser's images of the Virgin Queen.

Schedule of reading and assignments, course requirements, extension policy, important times and addresses.

Grading Standards for College Papers
What I look for in an A paper, in a B paper, etc.

Writing about Poetry
Some things to think about while you're planning your papers.

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