William Allan Oram

Helen Means Professor of English Language & Literature

Bill Oram

Contact & Office Hours

Spring 2018
Monday, 3–5 p.m.
Thursday, 11 a.m.–noon
And by appointment.


Seelye Hall 404



Ph.D., Yale University

B.A., Yale College

B.A., Merton College, Oxford


William Oram writes mostly about Spenser and other Renaissance poets, and he teaches courses in Shakespeare, Spenser, 16th­-century literature, pastoral, science fiction and the teaching of literature.

Selected Publications

Oram, W., Bjorvand, E., and Bond, R., editors. The Yale Edition of the Shorter Poems of Edmund Spenser. Yale University Press, 1989.

Edmund Spenser. Twayne Publishers, 1997.