Jacqueline Wylde

Jacqueline Wylde

Postdoctoral Fellow
Campus Location
Nicholson Tower - Room 408

Jacqueline Wylde is a SSHRC postdoctoral fellow at St. Francis Xavier University and a fellow at the Centre for Renaissance and Reformation at the University of Toronto.  Dr. Wylde is currently researching digital ways of exploring the sound and cultural meaning of 16th and 17th century congregational psalm singing.



Phd English (University of Toronto)

MA English (McGill University)

BA (hons) English and Early Modern Studies (Dalhousie and University of King’s College)


Research Interests: Early Modern Literature and Drama, Post-Reformation Religious Culture, Congregational Singing, Historical Acoustemology, Digital Humanities

Thesis: “Moving Graces”: Forms of Religious Persuasion in Early Modern Drama (2018)


“Singing in the Counter: Goodnight Ballads in Eastward Ho.” In Forms of Faith: Literary form and religious conflict in early modern England. Ed. Jonathan Baldo and Isabel Karremann.  Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2017. 56-71.

“Singing a New Song in The Shoemaker’s Holiday.” In Religion and Drama in Early Modern England: Studies in the Materiality of Performance. Ed. Jane Hwang Degenhardt and Elizabeth Williamson. London: Ashgate, 2011. 39-53.