Jillian Linster

Jillian Linster



Dakota Hall

Phone: (605) 677-5229

Email: Jillian.Linster@usd.edu


Jillian Linster is the author of "The Physician and His Servant in the Croxton _Play of the Sacrament_" published _Early Theatre_ in December 2017. Her current book project tells the story of Helkiah Crooke's _Mikrokosmographia_, the first comprehensive anatomy manual published in English.

Teaching Interests:

Composition; literature; critical writing

Research Interests:

Early modern British literature; history of medicine


  • Ph D, English literature, University of Iowa, 2017
  • Graduate Certificate, Book Studies, University of Iowa, 2014
  • MA, English literature, University of South Dakota, 2011
  • BA, English, Northwest Nazarene University, 2001


  • Teaching and Learning Grant, Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL). Grant Role: Principal.


Citations listed below are presented in a standardized, modified format for display purposes only. They do not necessarily reflect the preferred style and conventions of the faculty member or discipline.

  • Linster, Jillian. "Ye Lovers of Physick, come lend me your Ear": Dangerous Doctors in Early Modern London. Edited by Andrew J. Fleck, 157-179. Vol. 44, Iss. 2. Leiden: Explorations in Renaissance Culture (Brill), 2018.
  • Linster, Jillian. The Physician and His Servant in the Croxton "Play of the Sacrament". Edited by Helen Ostovich and Melinda J. Gough, 31-48. Vol. 20 , Iss. 2. Hamilton, ON: Early Theatre, 2017. (DOI: 10.12745/et.20.2.3028)


  • Linster, Jillian, Newman, Harry. Panel, "Books and Bodies in Early Modernity". Presented at the RSA 2019, Toronto, Canada. (March 2019)
  • Linster, Jillian. "A matter much affected by mee": William Jaggard's Medical Agenda. Presented at the RSA 2019, Toronto, Canada. (March 2019)