Dr Belinda Jack

Modern Languages
Official Student and Tutor in French at Christ Church, Gresham Professor of Rhetoric at Gresham College, City of London


B.A. (Hons) University of Canterbury, Kent; D.Phil (Oxford), MA Status (Oxford)

Academic Background


Undergraduate Teaching

19th and 20th Century French and Francophone Literatures; literary translation

Research Interests

As above; also biography

Publications include:

The Woman Reader (Yale, 2012)

'Epreuve avant la lettre: George Sand et l'autobiographie renversée', Littérature, 134 (2004), 121-130

Beatrice's Spell: The Enduring Legend of Beatrice Cenci (Chatto and Windus, 2003)

George Sand: A Woman's Life Writ Large (Chatto and Windus, 1999)

Negritude and Literary Criticism: The History and Theory of 'Negro-African' Literature in French (Greenwood Press, 1996)

Francophone Literatures: An Introductory Survey (Oxford: OUP, 1996)