Explorations – No 47 Dec 2009

JANA VERHOEVEN, Foreword FABRICE DAUCHEZ & JACQUELINE DUTTON, Ambiguous Australian Stereotypes in French Literature: The Case of Nullarbor by David Fauquemberg The authors investigate the use and significance of stereotypes in David Fauquemberg’s Nullarbor. Dauchez and Dutton situate this recently published book in the tradition of French travel writing about the antipodes and examine how […]

Explorations – No 44 Jun 2008

IVAN BARKO, Foreword JANA VERHOEVEN, ‘The Biggest Thing in Years’: Max O’Rell’s Lecture Tour in Australasia This article deals with the author Max O’Rell’s lecturing tour in Australia and New Zealand in the 1890s. O’Rell, who was French and whose true name was Paul Blouet, used humour to portray and criticise the major Western nations […]