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


Belinda Jack's main research interests are in Francophone Writing, Women's Writing,  Biography, and Reading.


French language and literature, especially the Modern Period.

Selected Publications

  • 'Poetry and Emotion', The Lancet, 391 (2018), 732-733
  • 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)