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'Jean Fornasiero is Professor of French Studies and Head of the School of Humanities at the University of Adelaide. Her principal field of research is the literary and cultural history of nineteenth-century France, particularly in relation to utopian thought and practice and to forms of intellectual commitment. She has published on the works of the Romantic poet Gérard de Nerval, and on writers including Balzac, Ballanche, Eugène Sue, Jules Verne, Emile Zola and members of the Fourierist movement. She has also published widely on the French scientific voyage to Australia 1800-04, led by Captain Nicolas Baudin.

'Her publications include Explorations and Encounters in French (2010, co-edited with Colette Mrowa-Hopkins); Encountering Terra Australis: The Australian Voyages of Nicolas Baudin and Matthew Flinders, 1800-1803 (2004, with Peter Monteath and John West-Sooby); and 'The Baudin Expedition 1800-1804: Texts, Contexts and Subtexts', special number of Australian Journal of French Studies, XLI, 2, 2004 (co-edited with Margaret Sankey FAHA and Peter Cowley).' (Source: The Australian Academy of the Humanities website)

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