Jessica Gildersleeve

Senior Lecturer in English Literature, University of Southern Queensland

Jessica Gildersleeve is Senior Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Southern Queensland. Her research is concerned with the relationships between literature, emotion and ethics in writing since the nineteenth century.

She is the author of Elizabeth Bowen and the Writing of Trauma: The Ethics of Survival (Rodopi 2014) and editor of Victorian Vocabularies (Macquarie Lighthouse 2013), as well as articles on writers including Pat Barker, Rosamond Lehmann, Agatha Christie and Jean Rhys.

Her book on Christos Tsiolkas will be published by Cambria Press later this year.

Experience

  • –present
    Senior lecturer in English Literature, University of Southern Queensland

Education

  • 2010 
    University of Bristol, PhD (English)
  • 2005 
    University of Queensland, BA (Hons) (English)