Jennifer Wilson

Academic Specialty:

Restoration and Eighteenth-Century British Literature


ENG 2010, British Literature to 1789, MWF 10-10:50 a.m., Sanford 204
ENG 2010, British Literature to 1789, MWF 12-12:50 p.m., Sanford 103
ENG 2040, World Literature Since 1650, MWF 1-1:50 p.m., Sanford 103

Office Hours:

MWF 9-10 a.m. & MW 2-3 p.m., or by appointment.


  • Ph.D., University of Georgia
  • M.A., University of Georgia
  • B.M., DePauw University

Selected Publications:

  • “’I have you in my eye, sir’: The Spectacle of Kingship in The Madness of King George.” The Cinematic Eighteenth Century. Ed. Srividhya Swaminathan and Steven Thomas. New York: Routledge, 2018. 58-71.

  • "'We know only names, so far'": Samuel Richardson, Shirley Jackson, and Exploration of the Precarious Self." Co-author with Michael T. Wilson. Shirley Jackson: Influences and Confluences. Ed. Melanie R. Anderson and Lisa Kroger. Burlington, VT: Routledge, 2016. 7-24.

  • Approaches to Teaching the Novels of Henry Fielding. Co-editor and contributor with Elizabeth Kraft. New York: MLA, 2015.

  • "On Honor and Consequences: The Duel in The Small House at Allington." Dickens Studies Annual. Vol. 43. New York: AMS Press, 2012. 169-86.

  • "'One has got all the goodness, and the other all the appearance of it': The Development of Darcy in Pride and Prejudice." Persuasions: The Jane Austen Journal Online. Vol. 25. No. 1. Winter 2004.
  • "Clarissa: The Nation Misrul'd." The Eighteenth-Century Novel. Vol. 3. Ed. Albert J. Rivera and George Justice. New York: AMS Press, 2003. 65-96.

Jennifer Wilson specializes in Eighteenth-Century British Literature with interests in the Novel and in Literature and the Other Arts. She is currently working on a study of Jane Austen’s The History of England.


Title: Professor
Department: Department of English

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-2338

Office address
118A Edwin Duncan