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Dr. Jeffrey Jackson, Associate Professor, English

Jeffrey Jackson, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor
  • Graduate Faculty

Department: English

Office: The Great Hall Annex 22

Office Hours: Thursdays and Fridays, 1:15-2:45 p.m.; and by appointment.

Phone: 732-571-7545

Email: jejackso@monmouth.edu


Jeffrey E. Jackson is a professor of the “long nineteenth century” in British literature. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on British Romanticism, Gothic fiction, Victorian literature, literary theory, serial fiction, the rise of the nineteenth-century novel in Britain, terrorism in British literature and popular culture, and literature-to-film adaptation. He has published articles on such topics as Charles Dickens, Elizabeth Gaskell, George Eliot’s Middlemarch, Alfred Tennyson’s Idylls of the King, and teaching with film in the literature class. Spring 2023 he will be offering a new special topics course on revivals of the Arthurian legend and materials during the Victorian period.

Education

Ph.D., Rice University

M.A., Portland State University

B.A., Linfield College

Research Interests

British Romanticism, the nineteenth-century British novel, book history, print culture, film/literature adaptations.

Scholarly Articles

“The Once and Future Sword: Excalibur and the Poetics of Imperial Heroism in Idylls of the King.” Victorian Poetry 46:2 (Summer 2008): 207–29.

“Elizabeth Gaskell and the Dangerous Edge of Things: Epigraphs in North and South and Victorian Publishing Practices.” Pacific Coast Philology 40:2 (2005): 56–72.

Courses

Recently Taught Classes

2022 Fall

  • Cooperative Education: English – EN 488
  • Foundations of British Literature – EN 227
  • Literature II: Neoclassical to the Present – EN 202
  • Seminar in English – EN 491

2022 Spring

  • Criticism and Theory – EN 441
  • Foundations of British Literature – EN 227
  • Literature II: Neoclassical to the Present – EN 202

2021 Fall

  • British Romantic Literature – EN 312
  • Literature II: Neoclassical to the Present – EN 202
  • Seminar in Literary Research – EN 502

2021 Spring

  • Foundations of British Literature – EN 227
  • Literature II: Neoclassical to the Present – EN 202
  • Victorian Novel – EN 538

2020 Fall

  • Literary Studies for English Majors – EN 226
  • Literature II: Neoclassical to the Present – EN 202
  • Seminar in Literary Research – EN 502

2020 Spring

  • Foundations of British Literature – EN 227
  • Literary Studies for English Majors – EN 226
  • Literature II: Neoclassical to the Present – EN 202

2019 Fall

  • Literary Studies for English Majors – EN 226
  • Literature II: Neoclassical to the Present – EN 202
  • Seminar in Literary Research – EN 502

2019 Spring

  • Criticism and Theory – EN 441
  • Literature II: Neoclassical to the Present – EN 202

Frequently Taught Classes

  • British Romantic Literature (EN 312)
  • British Romanticism (EN 537)
  • British Victorian Literature (EN 315)
  • College Composition II (EN 102)
  • Cooperative Education: English (EN 488)
  • Criticism and Theory (EN 441)
  • Foundations of British Literature (EN 227)
  • Literary Studies for English Majors (EN 226)
  • Literature II: Neoclassical to the Present (EN 202)
  • Seminar in English (EN 491)
  • Seminar in Literary Research (EN 502)
  • Victorian Novel (EN 538)