Colin Duckworth i(6 works by) (birth name: Colin Ryder Duckworth)
Born: Established: 20 Jul 1926 Birmingham, West Midlands,
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England,
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United Kingdom (UK),
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Western Europe, Europe,
; Died: Ceased: 6 Dec 2012 Melbourne, Victoria,
Gender: Male
Arrived in Australia: 1978
Heritage: English
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BiographyHistory

Colin Duckworth was Professor of French at the University of Melbourne 1978-1988 and later Professor Emeritus and a freelance academic. He wrote extensively on Voltaire, eighteenth-century espionage and modern theatre, particularly Samuel Beckett's work. His other activities included television acting and theatre directing.

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  • Duckworth also edited works by various literary figures, among them Gustave Flaubert, published a study of the novelist Leon Bopp and written on the Secret Service during the French Revolution.
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