The French Australian Review – No 56 Australian Winter 2014

HENRY MÉRA, ELAINE LEWIS, IVAN BARKO, Foreword TOM LOCKLEY, Maurice Guillaux: France’s Forgotten Pioneer Airman in Australia This article coincides with the centenary of the first postal flight in Australia carried out by French pioneer airman, Maurice Guillaux. That historic flight between Melbourne and Sydney took place in July 1914. The article summarises what can […]

Explorations No 4 – Mar 1987

WALLACE KIRSOP, Foreword STAN SCOTT, The Incomparable “Kara” (1898-1968) “Kara” was Nazar Karagheusian, a Paris-born French-speaking personality of Armenian background, who taught French at the University of Melbourne from 1923 to 1957. Although having no formal qualifications, “Kara” was a well-read scholar with an infectious enthusiasm for many aspects of French literature and culture, as […]