Jennifer Wilson

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Associate Professor
British Literature - 18th Century
326 Sanford
ENG 2050, Studies in British Literature, MWF 11-11:50, Sanford 205
ENG 4860, Eighteenth-Century Literature, MWF 12-12:50, Sanford 203B
ENG 5150, Teaching Literature, MW 2-3:15, Sanford 307
Office Hours: 
MWF 10:00-11:00 a.m. & 1:00-2:00 p.m.
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or by appt.
Ph.D., University of Georgia
M.A., University of Georgia
B.M., DePauw University

Academic Specialty

Restoration and Eighteenth-Century British Literature

Selected Publications

  • “’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.

  • 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.
  • "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 joined the Appalachian State faculty in 2000. She specializes in Eighteenth-Century British Literature with interests in the Novel and in Literature and the Other Arts. She is currently working on an analysis of cinematography in The Madness of King George.