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 […]