The French consul's wife : memoirs of Céleste de Chabrillan in gold-rush Australia

Clancy, Patricia and Allen, Jeanne 1998, The French consul's wife : memoirs of Céleste de Chabrillan in gold-rush Australia, 1st ed., Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, Vic..

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Title The French consul's wife : memoirs of Céleste de Chabrillan in gold-rush Australia
Author(s) Clancy, Patricia
Allen, Jeanne
Editor(s) Clancy, Patricia
Allen, Jeanne
Publication date 1998
Total pages 304
Publisher Melbourne University Press
Place of Publication Melbourne, Vic.
Keyword(s) French consul
Celeste de Chabrillan
Celeste Venard
Mogador
memoirs
Summary A former Parisian courtesan, bare-back-rider, and polka dancer, Céleste de Chabrillan scandalized Melbourne when she arrived in 1854. Her vivid account of years spent in diplomatic circles and on the goldfields reveals her great energy and will.
Notes Translation with introduction and notes, by Patricia Clancy and Jeanne Allen, of Un deuil au bout du monde (1877)
ISBN 0522847757
9780522847758
Edition 1st
Language eng
Field of Research 200511 Literature in French
Socio Economic Objective 970120 Expanding Knowledge in Language, Communication and Culture
HERDC Research category AN.1 Other book, or book not attributed to Deakin University
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30064787

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