Honor Grace Jackson


Honor Grace Jackson is a doctoral candidate working towards her PhD entitled ‘Early Modern Utopia on the Page and Stage’ which investigates how notions of ‘utopia’ were presented in literary texts during the seventeenth century. Her research particular focuses on the political upheaval of the Interregnum and Restoration and the impact which the shifting political and social structures had on the genre during this period.

In spring 2020 Honor was awarded a Fonds National Suisse Doc.Mobility scholarship to conduct 12 months of research at The Huntrington Library, San Marino and the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, Los Angeles.  

Research Interests:

  • Early modern drama, poetry and prose
  • Interregnum and restoration politics
  • Utopia and dystopia
  • Gender politics in the seventeenth century

Academic background:

B.A in English Language and Literature (University of Leicester)
M.Litt in Women, Writing and Gender (University of St Andrews)