Dr. Olga Valbuena
Associate Professor of English
Office: C110 Tribble Hall
Phone: (336) 758-5646
PhD SUNY (Buffalo)
MA SUNY (Buffalo)
BA University of California, Irvine
Areas of Interest
Early Modern Literature
Early Women Writers
Courses Taught at Wake Forest
WRI 111 Reading and Writing the Argumentative Essay
ENG 165 Studies in British Literature
ENG 323 Shakespeare
ENG 326 Studies in Renaissance Literature: The Italian Setting in English Jacobean Drama
ENG 723 Shakespeare’s Seeming Problems
Subjects to the King’s Divorce: Equivocation, Infidelity, and Resistance in Early Modern England. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2003.
“Casuistry, Martyrdom, and the Allegiance Controversy in Donne’s Pseudo-Martyr.” Religion and Literature 32.2 (Summer 2000): pp. 49-80. Special Issue on Faith and Faction: Religious Heterodoxy in the English Renaissance.
Recusant Defenses. Topic Essay. Women Writers Online: Renaissance Women Online. Ed. Paul Caton. September 1999.
Introduction and Contextual Materials for “The History of the Angelical Virgin Glorious S. Clare.” Translated by Sister Magdalen Augustine. Women Writers Online: Renaissance Women Online. Ed. Paul Caton. September 1999
Introduction and Contextual Materials for “The Rule of the Most Blissed Father Saint Benedict.” Translated by Alexia Gray from Saint Benedict. Women Writers Online: Renaissance Women Online. Ed. Paul Caton. September 1999.