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.
Translation with introduction and notes, by Patricia Clancy and Jeanne Allen, of Un deuil au bout du monde (1877)
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
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