Katherine Duncan-Jones

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Katherine Dorothea Duncan-Jones FRSL (born 13 May 1941) is an English literature and Shakespeare scholar. She is the daughter of the philosopher Austin Duncan-Jones and his wife Elsie Duncan-Jones (née Phare), a specialist in the poet Andrew Marvell. Her brother is the historian Richard Duncan-Jones. She married the writer A.N. Wilson in 1971; they divorced in 1990 having had two daughters together, Emily, classicist, and Bee Wilson, the food writer.

Duncan-Jones was Mary Ewart Residential Fellow, Somerville College, University of Oxford, 1963-5, Fellow of New Hall, University of Cambridge, 1965-6, Fellow and Tutor in English Literature, Somerville College, 1966-2001, and Professor of English Literature, University of Oxford, 1998–2001.[1] A Senior Research Fellow, Somerville College, since 2001,[2] she is also an honorary professor of English at University College, London.



  1. ^ Who's Who 2012, London : A. & C. Black, 2012, p.663.
  2. ^ Who's Who 2012, London : A. & C. Black, 2012, p.663.

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