The French Australian Review – No 62 Australian Winter 2017

JANE GILMOUR, Foreword JEAN FORNASIERO AND JOHN WEST-SOOBY, The French Revolution and the Politics of Sea Voyaging This article provides details on an international research project, bringing together eight researchers from three continents, into State-sponsored French voyages in the Revolutionary era. It seeks to set these voyages within their intellectual and political contexts. The article […]

Explorations – No 49 Part II Dec 2010

EDWARD DUYKER, An Explorer’s Books: The Library of Dumont d’Urville EDWARD DUYKER, Dumont d’Urville’s Library: The Notarial Inventories This is a major investigation of Dumont d’Urville’s library. The analytical study is followed by an exhaustive inventory of Dumont d’Urville’s books compiled by the author who is currently completing a biography of the explorer. Keywords: Dumont […]

Explorations – No 14 Jun 1993

WALLACE KIRSOP, Foreword PHILIP ANDERSON, Sydney, 1957 – Paris and Melbourne, 1976: the Literary Friendship of Two French Exiles, Antoine Denat and Louis Brauquier Poet and painter Louis Brauquier, Agent Général de la Compagnie des Messageries Maritimes and Antoine Denat, teacher, philosopher, poetician and author of occasional verse, met at the Green Jade restaurant in […]

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 […]